A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

HIDE

Tue, 29 Mar '22
Cry just before the guest of honor arrives at a surprise party
Mon, 14 Mar '22
Conceal oneself
Wed, 27 Oct '21
Prep for a surprise party, in a way
Tue, 3 Aug '21
Cry just before the guest of honor arrives at a surprise party
Sun, 10 Jan '21
Be outta sight?