A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

STEP

Fri, 28 Jun '24
Word that can precede or follow "dance"
Wed, 19 Jun '24
"No ___" (airplane wing warning)
Tue, 11 Jun '24
Pedometer unit
Sun, 7 Jan '24
Part of a process
Tue, 5 Dec '23
Staircase part
Sat, 18 Nov '23
Recipe part
Wed, 8 Nov '23
"Pierce film with fork" might be the first one
Thu, 2 Nov '23
Resign, with "down"
Sun, 1 Oct '23
Part of a dance
Wed, 9 Aug '23
Dance Dance Revolution move
Sat, 5 Aug '23
Flight unit
Sun, 21 May '23
"___ it up!"
Sat, 18 Mar '23
Flight component
Thu, 22 Dec '22
Pedometer unit
Sun, 2 Oct '22
Part of a how-to manual
Sat, 7 May '22
Family prefix
Fri, 29 Apr '22
Repeated cry in aerobics
Wed, 2 Mar '22
Dance element
Thu, 17 Feb '22
Put one's foot down
Tue, 1 Feb '22
Bit of a dance
Mon, 11 Oct '21
Any rung on a ladder
Wed, 7 Jul '21
Algorithm part
Fri, 4 Jun '21
Manual part
Sat, 24 Apr '21
Bit recorded on a Fitbit
Mon, 12 Apr '21
Ladder rung
Wed, 24 Feb '21
Part of a wikiHow article
Mon, 15 Feb '21
Part of a stairway
Mon, 4 Jan '21
Part of an assembly instruction
Sun, 27 Dec '20
How-to manual component