A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

KIT

Mon, 14 Nov '22
Word with shaving or sewing
Thu, 20 Oct '22
Hobbyist's purchase
Sun, 7 Aug '22
D.I.Y. buy
Sat, 2 Jul '22
Word with mess or press
Sat, 18 Jun '22
Set
Thu, 6 Jan '22
Baby fox
Sun, 15 Aug '21
Press ___
Sun, 7 Mar '21
Baby fox