A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

AAA

Sun, 8 May '22
Big tower, for short?
Mon, 3 Jan '22
Minor-league level
Wed, 14 Jul '21
They can help you get out of a rut, for short
Sun, 13 Jun '21
Iowa Cubs baseball classification
Wed, 19 May '21
Small battery type
Sun, 7 Mar '21
Letters on many towers