A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OKRA

Tue, 30 Nov '21
Vegetable that's often fried
Sun, 7 Nov '21
Vegetable in bhindi masala
Sun, 24 Oct '21
Southern cooking staple
Fri, 22 Oct '21
Vegetable also called "ladies' fingers"
Mon, 11 Oct '21
Vegetable used to thicken stews
Fri, 2 Jul '21
West African food staple
Mon, 14 Jun '21
Southern soup ingredient
Wed, 2 Jun '21
Vegetable also called ladies' fingers