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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2007-04-17 issue of the New York Times which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-02-04).

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92427 tokens ‧ 68485 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 8624 types ‧ 33 (~ 0.383%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. aftertax
  2. chieftaincy
    • 2007 April 17, The Associated Press, “South Africa: Mandela Grandson Claims Title”, New York Times:
      “That my grandson has taken the chieftaincy I was supposed to have, that he is to rule here at Mvezo will make me sleep forever a happy man in my grave,” a beaming Mr. Mandela said at the ceremony.
  3. crescendoing
  4. diarylethene
    • 2007 April 17, Henry Fountain, “In Arctic Foxes, Clues to Effects of Shrinking Habitat”, New York Times:
      The new research used diarylethene chromophores, ringed molecules that switch from an open-ring version, or isomer, to a closed-ring isomer when irradiated with ultraviolet light, and back to an open-ring isomer when exposed to visible light.
  5. electrostimulation
    • 2007 April 17, Anahad O’Connor, “The Claim: Acupuncture Can Help You Stop Smoking”, New York Times:
      The scientists who led the study found that acupuncture and similar interventions — acupressure and electrostimulation, for example — were better in the short term than no treatment at all, but that over all they were not very effective.
  6. finalelike
    • 2007 April 17, Allan Kozinn, “A Trio Celebrating Its 30th Anniversary”, New York Times:
      Instead of milking the finalelike cadence, the players moved through it matter-of-factly and then plunged into the next section.
  7. flagsticks
    • 2007 April 17, The Associated Press, “Weekley Rallies to Earn His First P.G.A. Tour Victory”, New York Times:
      Winds, though not as fierce as Sunday, continued to whip off Calibogue Sound, tilting flagsticks on Harbour Town’s three closing holes when play resumed at 8 a.m.
  8. flannelly
    • 2007 April 17, Alessandra Stanley, “Advocate of the War Explores Its Impact”, New York Times:
      If “The Case for War: In Defense of Freedom” is any guide, this former chairman of the Defense Policy Board who so fiercely lobbied for the invasion of Iraq enjoys the deep, flannelly slumber of infants and the well medicated.
  9. forechecking
  10. janjaweed
    • 2007 April 17, Warren Hoge, “Sudan Drops Objections to U.N. Aid in Darfur”, New York Times:
      More than 200,000 people have died in the Darfur region of western Sudan and 2.3 million have been uprooted from their land and subjected to repeated attacks from Arab janjaweed militias supported and equipped by the Khartoum government.
  11. ministership
  12. noncash
    • 2007 April 17, “Counting the Poor”, New York Times:
      The academy’s criteria called for adding in the value of noncash government benefits like food stamps, and for subtracting expenses like out-of-pocket medical costs and work-related outlays, including child care expenses.
  13. nonconfrontational
    • 2007 April 17, Barron H. Lerner, “In a Hospital Hierarchy, Speaking Up Is Hard to Do”, New York Times:
      Of course, as Dr. Penny Henderson and her colleagues at the University of Cambridge wrote in 2005, physicians and students need to be educated about how to give feedback in professional and nonconfrontational ways.
  14. nonnatural
    • 2007 April 17, Tanya Mohn, “The Biggest Little-Noticed Hazard”, New York Times:
      Road accidents are “the largest cause of nonnatural death among U.S. citizens overseas,” said Betsy L. Anderson, a senior consular official at the State Department.
  15. nonpharmaceutical
    • 2007 April 17, Nicholas Bakalar, “How (and How Not) to Battle Flu: A Tale of 23 Cities”, New York Times:
      “The thing I find encouraging about the Hatchett paper,” he said, “is that when you look back to 1918, you find that those who used nonpharmaceutical measures effectively were able to mitigate the impact of the severe pandemics, and this is consistent with some of the 21st-century simulation models.”
  16. phlegmy
  17. photoirradiation
  18. planthood
  19. polychordal
  20. reinspection
  21. rotini
  22. semiconsciousness
  23. sloganeering
  24. tightlipped
  25. tipoff
  26. unrevised
    • 2007 April 17, The Associated Press, “Shares Rally on Strong Earnings Reports”, New York Times:
      The New York Federal Reserve also reported that its regional manufacturing activity expanded slightly in April, with the overall index rising to a reading of 3.80 from an unrevised reading of 1.85 in March.


  1. cyberobituary
  2. ditzerati
    • 2007 April 17, Sarah Lyall, “Paint Drying? Sorry, Wrong Link. This Is Cheddarvision.”, New York Times:
      But in common with other instant media sensations and members of the world’s ditzerati, the cheddar has not been impeded in its rise to fame by the modest nature of its accomplishments.
  3. suneaters
    • 2007 April 17, Natalie Angier, “Green, Life-Giving and Forever Young”, New York Times:
      Animals, by contrast, are heterotrophs, defined by their need to devour other organisms — the hard-won fruit and fiber of the suneaters, or the once-removed flesh of herbivores.