A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ABET

Tue, 17 May '22
Help with a job, in a way
Sat, 30 Apr '22
Give some bad assistance
Sun, 16 Jan '22
Help with a crime
Sat, 25 Dec '21
Help lift something, maybe?
Thu, 4 Nov '21
Help with a heist
Thu, 12 Aug '21
Help wanteds?
Mon, 19 Jul '21
Help in wrongdoing
Sun, 27 Jun '21
Criminally aid
Sat, 29 May '21
Help out with a job