A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

REST

Sun, 21 Aug '22
Pause, in music
Wed, 29 Jun '22
Staff break?
Tue, 31 May '22
What many do on the Sabbath
Mon, 23 May '22
Pause, on sheet music
Wed, 18 May '22
“The ___ is silence”: Hamlet
Mon, 31 Jan '22
Others
Wed, 12 Jan '22
Musician's break
Sun, 21 Nov '21
What remains, with "the"
Tue, 9 Nov '21
Doctor's generic recommendation
Tue, 20 Jul '21
One of the R's in R&R
Sun, 20 Jun '21
Break
Fri, 4 Jun '21
Time out?
Sat, 29 May '21
Break
Wed, 5 May '21
Balance
Sat, 24 Apr '21
Indicator to be quiet
Wed, 10 Mar '21
Common medical advice
Sun, 24 Jan '21
One "R" in R&R