A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

EPEE

Thu, 19 May '22
Sport in which you could use some pointers?
Tue, 12 Apr '22
Olympian's sword
Tue, 1 Mar '22
Fencing event
Sun, 20 Feb '22
Bit of sports equipment that may be electrified
Wed, 28 Jul '21
Sports event in which athletes try to avoid being touched
Mon, 26 Jul '21
Fencing blade
Sun, 27 Jun '21
Olympic poker?
Sun, 30 May '21
Tool for a duel
Sun, 24 Jan '21
Heavier alternative to a foil
Wed, 13 Jan '21
One-on-one Olympic event