A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

UNIT

Tue, 20 Dec '22
Section of a textbook
Tue, 13 Dec '22
Condo, e.g.
Sat, 12 Nov '22
Course, in college-speak
Tue, 6 Sep '22
Fathom or furlong
Wed, 23 Mar '22
Newton, for one
Tue, 8 Mar '22
Fathom or foot
Sun, 20 Feb '22
Textbook section
Tue, 30 Nov '21
Mile or mole
Mon, 11 Oct '21
Cubit or karat
Sun, 23 May '21
Apartment, in real estate lingo
Mon, 28 Dec '20
Quart, liter or gallon