A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

RED

Thu, 18 Nov '21
Like the soles of Louboutin shoes
Tue, 9 Nov '21
Like a low battery icon
Wed, 14 Jul '21
Hair color of about 2% of the world's population
Sun, 27 Jun '21
___ River, part of the Texas/Oklahoma border
Sat, 12 Jun '21
What those with protanomaly have difficulty seeing
Sun, 16 May '21
Like cabernet sauvignon
Thu, 25 Mar '21
Color on the flag of every permanent U.N. Security Council member