A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SIM

Mon, 17 Oct '22
Resident of a virtual "City"
Wed, 28 Sep '22
Kind of card
Sun, 4 Sep '22
___ card
Tue, 31 May '22
Member of a virtual family
Wed, 9 Feb '22
Virtual city dweller
Sun, 6 Feb '22
Kind of card
Tue, 14 Dec '21
Virtual citizen in a popular video game franchise
Sun, 4 Jul '21
Lifelike video game, for short
Sun, 2 May '21
___ card
Sun, 18 Apr '21
Certain customizable computer game character