A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

GRASS

Sat, 11 Nov '23
Pot
Wed, 28 Jun '23
See 30-Down
Sun, 2 Oct '22
Common stain on a baseball uniform
Mon, 18 Jul '22
What mowers mow
Mon, 11 Apr '22
"Keep off the ___" (park sign)
Tue, 17 Aug '21
Blades that don't cut ... but that are themselves cut