A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SEX

Tue, 12 Apr '22
It sells, it's said
Sun, 23 Jan '22
"Emotion in motion," per Mae West
Sun, 7 Nov '21
___-positive movement
Mon, 11 Oct '21
"On the Basis of ___" (film about Ruth Bader Ginsburg)
Wed, 16 Jun '21
Census info
Mon, 22 Mar '21
Health class subject