A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Thu, 17 Nov '22
One of about 3.5 in a league
Mon, 25 Apr '22
Walk a ___ in someone's shoes
Sun, 17 Apr '22
Beer ___, drinking/running event
Mon, 20 Dec '21
One of about 93 million between Earth and the sun
Fri, 9 Jul '21
Word with air or square
Fri, 12 Feb '21
One of 3,365 in U.S. Route 20