A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

RACE

Thu, 14 Jul '22
Go, go, go
Tue, 10 May '22
Marathon, e.g.
Thu, 17 Mar '22
___ to the bottom
Sun, 14 Nov '21
Candidate's focus
Mon, 2 Aug '21
10K or marathon
Wed, 7 Jul '21
See 38-Across
Sun, 11 Apr '21
See 30-Across
Wed, 10 Feb '21
Speed