A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

MOB

Wed, 20 Jul '22
Soprano's group?
Thu, 16 Dec '21
Rabble
Sun, 12 Dec '21
Dangerous crowd
Wed, 11 Aug '21
Swarm
Sat, 22 May '21
___ rule
Fri, 21 May '21
Subject of the 2011 Jon Roberts memoir "American Desperado," with "the"
Mon, 1 Mar '21
Unruly throng