A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

DYE

Tue, 29 Jun '21
Batik, e.g.
Sun, 25 Apr '21
Turn red, say
Sun, 21 Mar '21
Recolor
Mon, 25 Jan '21
Cover gray, perhaps
Fri, 22 Jan '21
Do or ___ (punny hair salon name)
Mon, 11 Jan '21
Easter egg colorer