A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SETS

Wed, 10 Nov '21
They consist of reps
Tue, 10 Aug '21
Some volleyball actions
Sat, 19 Jun '21
Where scenes are made
Thu, 10 Jun '21
Hardens
Mon, 7 Jun '21
6-1, 4-6 and 7-6, in tennis
Tue, 2 Mar '21
Hardens
Mon, 11 Jan '21
Divisions of tennis matches