A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ASIA

Tue, 12 Oct '21
Region traveled by 63-Across
Sun, 8 Aug '21
China holder?
Thu, 22 Jul '21
Land of plenty?
Sat, 22 May '21
Home to 41-Down
Tue, 9 Feb '21
Home to more than 4.5 billion
Tue, 19 Jan '21
Difficult area to maintain control of in the game Risk
Thu, 14 Jan '21
Home of Baikal, the world's deepest lake
Tue, 5 Jan '21
Locale of both the highest and lowest points on the earth's surface