A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ASSET

Mon, 23 May '22
Positive quality
Mon, 14 Mar '22
Positive quality
Thu, 11 Nov '21
It's on the plus side
Fri, 2 Jul '21
Plus
Mon, 19 Apr '21
Beauty, brawn or brains
Mon, 15 Mar '21
Valuable item