A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SOL

Fri, 30 Sep '22
Martian day (24 hours, 39 minutes and 35 seconds)
Wed, 28 Sep '22
Scale note
Sun, 19 Jun '22
Roman god often depicted with a radiant crown
Mon, 31 Jan '22
Fifth note in an octave scale
Fri, 2 Jul '21
G, in a C major scale
Sun, 6 Jun '21
Fifth of eight
Tue, 1 Jun '21
Note after fa