A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TSPS

Tue, 12 Oct '21
768 of them make a gal.
Fri, 8 Oct '21
Shortening used in many recipes
Thu, 12 Aug '21
Spice qtys.
Wed, 11 Aug '21
Bakers' amts.
Mon, 17 May '21
Measures of salt and sugar: Abbr.