A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

PACT

Tue, 4 Jun '24
Diplomat's success
Sat, 9 Dec '23
Big deal
Wed, 11 Oct '23
Treaty
Wed, 13 Jul '22
Result of an entente
Sat, 12 Mar '22
Pinky swear, e.g.
Sun, 1 Aug '21
Truce
Wed, 31 Mar '21
Covenant