A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SEW

Thu, 25 Nov '21
Darn, e.g.
Thu, 15 Jul '21
Do some patching, say
Sat, 24 Apr '21
Lock (up)
Mon, 22 Mar '21
Use needle and thread
Wed, 10 Mar '21
Ply the needle
Tue, 19 Jan '21
Do some stitching