A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

REP

Sun, 11 Jul '21
Cred
Sun, 9 May '21
Solicit sales (for)
Thu, 22 Apr '21
One push-up, say
Mon, 12 Apr '21
Street cred
Sun, 11 Apr '21
A.O.C., e.g.
Thu, 18 Mar '21
What one is known for, informally
Fri, 26 Feb '21
Seat occupier, for short