A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ACT

Thu, 2 Dec '21
One may be tough to follow
Wed, 20 Oct '21
Dramatic segment
Thu, 12 Aug '21
See 34-Across
Fri, 18 Jun '21
Enter the picture?
Thu, 10 Jun '21
___ Up, political group formed in response to the AIDS crisis
Sat, 8 May '21
III, e.g., in "Richard III"
Sun, 28 Mar '21
Juggling or magic, in a talent show
Wed, 24 Feb '21
Broadway division
Tue, 16 Feb '21
Do something
Wed, 3 Feb '21
Do something
Wed, 13 Jan '21
Variety show segment
Fri, 1 Jan '21
Do one's part?