A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

INS

Mon, 8 Nov '21
Shoo-___ (sure winners)
Sat, 6 Nov '21
Good things to have for a private party
Tue, 12 Oct '21
Connections
Fri, 25 Jun '21
They're good to know
Sun, 24 Jan '21
Walk-___
Wed, 20 Jan '21
___ and outs