A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Tue, 7 Jun '22
Brief comment to an audience
Wed, 18 May '22
Performer's comment to the audience
Wed, 2 Mar '22
Line to the house
Mon, 7 Feb '22
Comment from a stage actor directly to the audience
Tue, 18 Jan '22
As an ___ (parenthetically)
Mon, 27 Dec '21
Parenthetical comment
Fri, 24 Dec '21
Many a confession on a theater stage
Wed, 30 Jun '21
Stage digression
Thu, 17 Jun '21
Words to the audience