A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Sun, 9 Oct '22
Lady Macduff, e.g.
Fri, 8 Jul '22
Burns, e.g.
Sun, 1 May '22
Scrooge McDuck, for one
Mon, 19 Jul '21
Native of Glasgow, e.g.
Mon, 12 Jul '21
Person who may speak with a brogue
Sun, 21 Mar '21
Firth person?
Mon, 15 Mar '21
Get off ___-free
Mon, 11 Jan '21
Edinburgh native