A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

MED

Tue, 10 May '22
Club ___ (resort)
Fri, 25 Mar '22
___ school
Sat, 19 Mar '22
Spec for a script
Fri, 25 Feb '22
___ school
Sun, 1 Aug '21
___ school
Thu, 22 Jul '21
___ school
Sun, 20 Jun '21
___ school