A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Words of five or fewer letters since August 15, 2006

eer

Sun, 26 Nov '06
Ending with how
Sun, 5 Nov '06
Election closer?
Sat, 28 Oct '06
Always, in verse
Sun, 22 Oct '06
Poetic ending with how
Sat, 7 Oct '06
"I am worse than ___ I was": "King Lear"