A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

CRY

Wed, 25 May '22
Alan Paton's "___, the Beloved Country"
Tue, 26 Apr '22
"___ me a river!"
Sun, 5 Dec '21
Shout
Wed, 28 Jul '21
Weep
Tue, 13 Jul '21
"Kill the ump!," e.g.
Mon, 21 Jun '21
Wail
Wed, 12 May '21
Word with war or far