A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Words of five or fewer letters since August 15, 2006

pea

Sat, 11 Nov '06
Snap ___
Sat, 28 Oct '06
Fabaceae family member
Thu, 12 Oct '06
Preceder of 32-Down
Mon, 9 Oct '06
___ green
Mon, 18 Sep '06
Vegetable on a vine