A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

NIL

Mon, 23 Jan '23
Zero, in a soccer result
Thu, 29 Dec '22
Nada
Sun, 30 Oct '22
Love of soccer?
Fri, 23 Sep '22
Bagel
Wed, 21 Sep '22
Worst possible soccer score
Wed, 13 Jul '22
Love of soccer?
Mon, 20 Jun '22
Zip, zero, nada
Sat, 18 Jun '22
It's nothing
Tue, 31 May '22
Zippo
Sun, 17 Apr '22
Zilch
Tue, 11 Jan '22
Nothing
Sun, 5 Dec '21
When doubled, boring result in the Premier League
Fri, 2 Jul '21
Love of the game?
Sun, 6 Jun '21
It's nothing
Sat, 27 Feb '21
Zip