A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ACNE

Mon, 9 May '22
Rough patch in adolescence?
Mon, 25 Apr '22
Pimply skin condition
Wed, 6 Apr '22
Doxycycline target
Fri, 7 Jan '22
Something you may want to clear up
Sun, 18 Jul '21
Retin-A target
Tue, 25 May '21
Adolescent outburst?
Tue, 11 May '21
Teen's facial woe
Mon, 10 May '21
Target of the skin cream Retin-A
Sun, 3 Jan '21
Unwanted breakout