A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ARID

Fri, 15 Oct '21
Like Mars
Sun, 18 Jul '21
Saharan
Mon, 10 May '21
Like the climate of Death Valley
Sat, 6 Mar '21
Like most of Mars
Mon, 15 Feb '21
Really dry
Sun, 31 Jan '21
Dry
Tue, 12 Jan '21
Bone-dry