A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ACME

Wed, 16 Nov '22
Fictional manufacturer of giant rubber bands and cactus costumes
Sun, 23 Oct '22
Tiptop
Fri, 12 Aug '22
Maker of a jet-propelled pogo stick
Tue, 9 Aug '22
Pinnacle
Mon, 27 Jun '22
Zenith
Thu, 23 Jun '22
Supplier of iron carrots in old cartoons
Tue, 3 May '22
Pinnacle
Fri, 18 Mar '22
Height
Wed, 9 Mar '22
High point
Thu, 2 Dec '21
Peak
Thu, 4 Nov '21
Pinnacle
Sun, 10 Oct '21
Fictional brand of rocket-powered roller skates
Sat, 11 Sep '21
Top
Tue, 15 Jun '21
Peak