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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2007-02-12 issue of the New York Times which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-02-01).

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75655 tokens ‧ 55611 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 7857 types ‧ 29 (~ 0.369%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. anguishing
  2. backlighted
    • 2007 February 12, Bernard Holland, “Steinbeck’s Suffering Okies Head West, Operatically”, New York Times:
      Eric Simonson’s direction and Allen Moyer’s set are simple and flexible; Mr. Moyer’s set consists of a catwalk construction rimming the stage and backlighted projections, including Depression-era photographs.
  3. cardio
  4. celibately
  5. chainlink
  6. clubface
    • 2007 February 12, Damon Hack, “A Weakness Corrected, Mickelson Moves Ahead”, New York Times:
      During the Open he was unable to correct it, but he spent the autumn and early winter searching for a plan to “square up his clubface quicker,” so his tee shots would fly straighter.
  7. clubhead
    • 2007 February 12, Damon Hack, “A Weakness Corrected, Mickelson Moves Ahead”, New York Times:
      He spent six consecutive 12-hour days practicing before beginning this season and experimented with drivers that had various weights throughout the clubhead — all with the hope of finding more of the PGA Tour’s fairways and less of its trees.
  8. downings
    • 2007 February 12, James Glanz, “Insurgents Stepping Up Efforts to Down U.S. Helicopters in Iraq”, New York Times:
      The general acknowledged for the first time that the American military had altered its flight patterns and schedules as a result of the downings, but he added: “We have not canceled one mission, and there has been absolutely no reduction in rotary wing aircraft flight.
  9. extortive
    • 2007 February 12, Bernard Holland, “Steinbeck’s Suffering Okies Head West, Operatically”, New York Times:
      A family’s travels west in search of farm work follow a flat line of misery and maltreatment, interrupted briefly with the discovery of a government camp with indoor plumbing, but sinking again into low pay, extortive employers and an embryonic labor movement.
  10. fingerbowl

|passage=“There were formalized ways of organizing almost every aspect of human relationships and interactions — how you placed your fork and knife on the plate when you had finished eating, what you did with a fingerbowl; who walked through a door first, whose name was spoken first in an introduction, how others were addressed — black adults with just a first name, whites as ‘Mr.’ or ‘Mrs.’ ⁽}

  1. garglings
  2. gemlike
    • 2007 February 12, Nate Chinen, “A Flamenco Master Is His Own Ensemble”, New York Times:
      As an interaction with the instrument — and only implicitly the spellbound audience — it was a masterful, gemlike performance.
  3. grinded
  4. hypergrowth
  5. insureds
    • 2007 February 12, Joseph B. Treaster, “A Deadline May Be Extended for Claims in Holocaust Case”, New York Times:
      In the filing, the insurance company said that “out of respect to Generali’s former insureds or beneficiaries who may have been Holocaust victims, and their heirs, Generali wishes to provide reasonable additional time” for considering material from the archives.
  6. izibongo
    • 2007 February 12, Jon Pareles, “Serious Music and Seriously Danceable Grooves”, New York Times:
      It swoops up into melody phrases, sustains notes with a wide and exultant quaver, darts through some lines, floats up to a kindly falsetto, ululates and chirps like birdcalls, or breaks into rapid-fire declamation: an old Zulu tradition of praise poetry, called izibongo, that’s one more African antecedent of rap.
  7. maskanda
  8. miniconcerts
  9. miseducate
    • 2007 February 12, Cornelia Dean, “Believing Scripture but Playing by Science’s Rules”, New York Times:
      Eugenie C. Scott, executive director of the National Center for Science Education, a private group on the front line of the battle for the teaching of evolution, said fundamentalists who capitalized on secular credentials “to miseducate the public” were doing a disservice.
  10. mosasaurs
  11. nontelevision
    • 2007 February 12, Maria Aspan, “A One-Two Punch at the Old Guard of Gossip”, New York Times:
      Before the explosion of Internet news and gossip blogs, People and its competitors would have dominated the nontelevision Anna Nicole coverage.
  12. paleoconservatives
    • 2007 February 12, Lynn Chu And John Yoo, “Why Are the Pacifists So Passive?”, New York Times:
      It is odd to see the Democratic Party turning toward isolationism, bonding with paleoconservatives, and so bitterly averse to the ideals of democratic nation building.
  13. postfight
  14. quasigovernmental
    • 2007 February 12, “Appalachia Redux”, New York Times:
      An unusual quasigovernmental commission was created, embracing 410 impoverished counties in 13 states — a trench line in Johnson’s war on poverty that swept from northern Mississippi to southern New York.
  15. quiltmakers
    • 2007 February 12, Jennifer Dunning, “Words and Movement Evoke Rich Life of a Poor Community”, New York Times:
      And work with what you have, in this case a distinctive choreographic voice like Mr. Davis’s and a continuing investigation of material: “The Bends of Life,” a dance commissioned several years ago by Auburn University in Alabama as a companion piece to an exhibition by the famed quiltmakers of Gee’s Bend, Ala.
  16. tumbao
    • 2007 February 12, Nate Chinen, “A Flamenco Master Is His Own Ensemble”, New York Times:
      After all, its encore introduced some new musical elements, including a pulse faintly suggestive of an Afro-Cuban tumbao.
  17. unidentifed
    • 2007 February 12, Jim Yardley, “Nuclear Talks on North Korea Hit Roadblock”, New York Times:
      It quoted unidentifed diplomatic contacts who said the North also wanted a short-term infusion of hundreds of thousands of tons of fuel oil almost immediately.
  18. varroa
    • 2007 February 12, The Associated Press, “Mystery Disease Is Threat to Bee Colonies”, New York Times:
      The country’s bee population had already been hurt in recent years by a tiny parasitic bug called the varroa mite, which had destroyed more than half of some beekeepers’ hives and devastated most wild honeybee populations.


  1. polkameisters