A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ELM

Tue, 9 Nov '21
Common street name in the Northeast
Thu, 29 Jul '21
Bow-making choice
Sun, 25 Jul '21
Tree that lends its name to a programming language
Tue, 20 Jul '21
Furniture wood
Mon, 14 Jun '21
Street frequented by Freddy Krueger
Wed, 5 May '21
Common street name in the Northeast
Mon, 3 May '21
Boston's Liberty Tree, e.g.