A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Words of five or fewer letters since August 15, 2006

ussr

Mon, 23 Oct '06
SALT I signer
Mon, 9 Oct '06
U.N. member through 1991
Wed, 13 Sep '06
"Red" letters
Mon, 4 Sep '06
Brezhnev's land, in brief