A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

NOLO

Sun, 11 Jul '21
Defendant's plea, for short
Sun, 23 May '21
___ contendere
Sun, 16 May '21
Court plea, in brief
Wed, 24 Mar '21
Certain court plea, in brief
Thu, 11 Feb '21
___ contendere