A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ACT

Fri, 20 May '22
Charade
Tue, 17 May '22
Not just sit around daydreaming
Fri, 22 Apr '22
See 18-Down
Fri, 18 Mar '22
The musical "Come From Away" has one
Sun, 20 Feb '22
Charade
Mon, 14 Feb '22
Part of a play
Sat, 5 Feb '22
Part of a play group?
Tue, 25 Jan '22
University entrance exam, for short
Sun, 12 Dec '21
One of two in "Hamilton"
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?