A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

EVES

Sat, 22 Oct '22
Some sleepless nights
Sun, 2 Oct '22
Times outside office hours, in personals
Sun, 25 Sep '22
The before-times?
Tue, 14 Jun '22
Big nights before big days
Sat, 28 May '22
Cusps
Thu, 3 Mar '22
Some big nights
Wed, 2 Feb '22
Notable nights
Sun, 16 Jan '22
Dec. 24 and 31, e.g.
Sat, 7 Aug '21
They're ahead of their time
Fri, 7 May '21
Anticipatory times
Sun, 7 Mar '21
Times for some vigils