A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Words of five or fewer letters since August 15, 2006

ants

Wed, 6 Dec '06
Marchers in single file
Thu, 16 Nov '06
Ruiners of some picnics
Thu, 26 Oct '06
Ones heading for the hills?
Tue, 3 Oct '06
Pantry raiders
Thu, 21 Sep '06
Some queens