A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Wed, 12 Oct '22
Undergrad conferrals, for short
Sat, 24 Sep '22
Certain college degs.
Sun, 10 Jul '22
Some four-year degrees: Abbr.
Sat, 2 Jul '22
___-relief
Sun, 13 Feb '22
English majors' degs.
Sat, 12 Feb '22
Some undergrad degs.
Mon, 11 Oct '21
Some college grads, for short
Fri, 19 Mar '21
What many have received in history, for short