A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ROB

Wed, 20 Apr '22
Hold up
Wed, 9 Feb '22
Burglarize
Mon, 20 Dec '21
Burgle
Thu, 16 Dec '21
Seriously shortchange
Wed, 23 Jun '21
Stick up
Wed, 14 Apr '21
Apt name for a thief
Tue, 30 Mar '21
Hold up
Sun, 7 Mar '21
Knock over, so to speak
Sun, 3 Jan '21
Way overcharge, so to speak