A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ARC

Mon, 6 Dec '21
Section of a circumference
Fri, 12 Nov '21
C, for one
Wed, 7 Jul '21
Parabolic path
Mon, 5 Jul '21
___ de Triomphe
Wed, 30 Jun '21
Circle segment
Fri, 18 Jun '21
___ Reactor (Iron Man's power source)
Fri, 15 Jan '21
Story ___