A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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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.