A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ESTA

Wed, 1 May '24
"It is," in Ibiza
Sun, 3 Mar '24
This, in Spanish
Sun, 17 Dec '23
"Cómo ___ usted?"
Wed, 1 Nov '23
"Cómo ___ usted?"
Mon, 21 Aug '23
"Cómo ___ usted?"
Thu, 27 Jul '23
"Como você ___?"
Wed, 14 Jun '23
"Cómo ___?"
Sun, 21 May '23
"Dónde ___ …?"
Fri, 23 Sep '22
"___ bien"
Sat, 21 May '22
Selena's "Baila ___ Cumbia"
Fri, 20 May '22
___ noche (tonight: Sp.)
Mon, 3 Jan '22
This: Sp.
Sat, 14 Aug '21
"___ bien"
Sun, 28 Feb '21
"Cómo ___?"