A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

GENE

Fri, 3 Jun '22
Tiny inheritance
Sun, 24 Apr '22
A small part of who you are
Fri, 22 Apr '22
Part of a pool
Sun, 27 Mar '22
Pass it on
Sat, 19 Mar '22
Good name for a biologist?
Fri, 25 Jun '21
Splicing target