A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Fri, 22 Oct '21
Cellphone plan concern
Sun, 1 Aug '21
Figures
Sun, 23 May '21
Cloud contents
Sat, 6 Mar '21
"Star Trek" character played by 12-Down
Mon, 15 Feb '21
Numerical information
Wed, 10 Feb '21
Component of a cellphone bill