A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TIP

Thu, 1 Sep '22
Help line?
Mon, 25 Jul '22
Detective's lead
Mon, 30 May '22
Gratuity
Fri, 4 Feb '22
That's the point!
Thu, 15 Jul '21
Single at a bar, perhaps
Sun, 14 Feb '21
Unbalance
Wed, 27 Jan '21
A hot one is timely