A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

FAT

Mon, 8 Apr '24
___ Tuesday (Mardi Gras)
Tue, 26 Sep '23
Major component of a ketogenic diet
Wed, 9 Aug '23
What "Gras" means in "Mardi Gras"
Thu, 27 Jul '23
The 2% of "2%"
Sat, 15 Apr '23
Nickname for France's Louis VI, with "the"
Tue, 14 Mar '23
What butchers trim away
Thu, 12 Jan '23
Some trimmings
Tue, 1 Nov '22
Big, as a bonus
Tue, 13 Sep '22
The marbling in marbled beef
Sat, 18 Jun '22
___ cat
Thu, 26 May '22
Butter, e.g.
Thu, 23 Dec '21
Like Santa, in traditional depictions
Tue, 27 Jul '21
___ Tuesday (translation of "Mardi Gras")
Mon, 12 Jul '21
What Jack Sprat couldn't eat, in a nursery rhyme