A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

YENS

Sun, 12 Jun '22
Itches
Mon, 30 May '22
Strong desires
Sun, 29 May '22
Aches (for)
Tue, 24 May '22
Hankerings
Tue, 21 Dec '21
Urges
Mon, 29 Nov '21
Desires
Mon, 16 Aug '21
Longs (for)
Sat, 10 Jul '21
Urges