A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Words of five or fewer letters since August 15, 2006

ice

Tue, 21 Nov '06
Stuff in trays
Sat, 11 Nov '06
Party supply
Mon, 6 Nov '06
Swelling reducer
Sun, 22 Oct '06
Decorate, as a 54-Down
Thu, 31 Aug '06
Medium for playing the Blues?