A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Wed, 28 Dec '22
Park in Manhattan, e.g.: Abbr.
Mon, 14 Nov '22
Pennsylvania, in D.C.: Abbr.
Mon, 8 Aug '22
Manhattan's Madison or Lexington: Abbr.
Mon, 11 Jul '22
"___ Maria" (hymn)
Sun, 5 Jun '22
Broadway, for one: Abbr.
Sun, 20 Feb '22
One of 17 in Monopoly: Abbr.
Sun, 19 Dec '21
"___ Maria"
Tue, 7 Dec '21
Boston's Mass. ___
Wed, 11 Aug '21
See 17-Across: Abbr.
Thu, 4 Feb '21
Alternative to La. or Dr.