A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

REPO

Tue, 2 Aug '22
Certain tow job, informally
Mon, 4 Apr '22
Car at an auction, maybe
Thu, 10 Mar '22
Collector's item?
Sat, 13 Nov '21
Default result, maybe
Sun, 8 Aug '21
Take back, for short
Fri, 23 Jul '21
Certain bank job
Sat, 22 May '21
Take back, in a way
Tue, 4 May '21
Bank takeback, for short