A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

AID

Sun, 14 Nov '21
Assist
Mon, 25 Oct '21
Lend a hand
Sat, 31 Jul '21
Relief
Sat, 26 Jun '21
Backing
Mon, 17 May '21
Assistance
Tue, 13 Apr '21
Assist
Wed, 24 Feb '21
Give a hand