A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Sun, 8 May '22
"Mais ___!" ("But of course!")
Sun, 30 Jan '22
"Mais ___!"
Wed, 26 Jan '22
Paris accord?
Tue, 18 Jan '22
Paris accord?
Fri, 7 Jan '22
Air France confirmation
Tue, 7 Dec '21
"Yes, madame!"
Sat, 6 Nov '21
"Absolument!"
Sun, 27 Jun '21
Word rhymed with "ami" by Lafayette in "Hamilton"
Mon, 26 Apr '21
French "yes"
Sun, 18 Apr '21
Consonantless "yes"