A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

PAY

Wed, 22 Jun '22
Pony up
Sat, 18 Jun '22
Close a tab
Sun, 12 Jun '22
It's illegal for employers to prohibit workers from discussing this
Thu, 2 Jun '22
Word before "a fine" or "a visit"
Thu, 19 May '22
Subject of job offer negotiations
Sat, 14 May '22
You ___ (words before an amount after discount)
Sun, 13 Mar '22
With 12-Down, spend much more than a fair price
Mon, 6 Dec '21
Equal ___ for equal work
Sun, 8 Aug '21
"You'll ___ for this!"
Sun, 2 May '21
Union concern
Sat, 1 May '21
Word with base or combat