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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2007-05-27 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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2007-05-27[edit]

  1. antinarrative
    • 2007 May 27, Siddhartha Deb, “Just So Stories”, New York Times:
      In reading Davis’s stories, therefore, we are likely to be reminded as much of the poststructuralist emphasis on language in the works of Blanchot as of the antinarrative impulse of French nouveau-Romanists like Butor.
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  2. antitax
    • 2007 May 27, Sam Roberts, “In a City Known for Its Renters, a Record Number Now Own Their Homes”, New York Times:
      “Homeownership,” says John H. Mollenkopf, executive director of the Center for Urban Research at the City University of New York Graduate Center, “is the strongest predictor of being likely to turn out in local politics and being a bit more conservative and antitax in your general outlook.”
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  3. aristos
    • 2007 May 27, Thomas Mallon, “Before the Lights Went Out”, New York Times:
      Industrial and design innovations — tea bags, movies, cornflakes and automobiles — alleviated some upper-crust ennui, and the more intellectually inclined aristos embraced Sergei Diaghilev’s just arrived Ballets Russes with a fervent desire for something new and beautiful.
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  4. beltline
    • 2007 May 27, Phil Patton, “From a Bad Marriage, Pretty Babies”, New York Times:
      He also envisioned a car with a high beltline and exaggerated forms that visually suggested power, and at the same time promised solidity and security.
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  5. bicoastal
    • 2007 May 27, William L. Hamilton, “Stephen Gaghan and Minnie Mortimer”, New York Times:
      On May 19, her father, John Jay Mortimer, in a morning coat, stood by the door at St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Fifth Avenue, as guests entered like a bicoastal credit roll: Amanda Burden, Wes Anderson , Louise Grunwald, Charlie Rose, Jeffrey Wright and Ashley and Ogden Phipps II. Mindful of the crowd, the church’s rector, the Rev. Andrew C. Mead, who officiated, made an announcement before the service asking that cellphones be switched off.
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  6. buildable
    • 2007 May 27, Lisa Chamberlain, “Putting Out the Welcome Mat”, New York Times:
      There has been close cooperation between the neighborhood and a developer and architecture team on a project under construction on the largest buildable site left in the area, called SoHo Mews.
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  7. cartoonlike
    • 2007 May 27, Phil Patton, “From a Bad Marriage, Pretty Babies”, New York Times:
      But the 300 hangs marvelously and daringly on the edge of cartoonlike excess, never quite succumbing.
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  8. choppered
    • 2007 May 27, Todd Torrance, “One Day in Baghdad”, New York Times:
      By 1607 I’m choppered, high above the gauntlet we’d run, to a hospital in the I.Z. They strip me completely, prod and poke more.
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  9. countercoups
  10. countermanifesto
    • 2007 May 27, Jacob Heilbrunn, “The Gospel of Dobson”, New York Times:
      In 1970, he wrote “Dare to Discipline,” a countermanifesto to the child-rearing techniques espoused by Benjamin Spock; it defended, among other things, spanking with a belt or a switch.
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  11. counterplay
  12. covenantal
    • 2007 May 27, “Are You There, God?”, New York Times:
      Rather, the revolutionary message of the Ten Commandments is that this moral order is tied both to the order of the cosmos and to a direct relationship of covenantal love and responsibility between God and a community of human beings.
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  13. cropduster
  14. digestivo *
    • 2007 May 27, Sara Dickerman, “Queen of Hearts”, New York Times:
      (Even in their oddball alcoholic form — the Italian digestivo Cynar — artichokes serve as a quasi-medicinal cleanser.)
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  15. elegiacally
    • 2007 May 27, Paul Gray, “To See You Again”, New York Times:
      Humphrey spent his early childhood in the village of Finsterness, on the edge of Ornemouth, living with his mother and aunt while his father served in the British Navy during World War II. His memories of these days, roaming the edge of the beach with his friend, Sandy Clegg, are memorably, elegiacally recorded: “Nobody bothered to nag them not to go near the edge and not to swim out of their depth.
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  16. everydayness
    • 2007 May 27, Ruth La Ferla, “What’s Love Got to Do With It?”, New York Times:
      On the face of things, the Pugaches seem to have relieved the everydayness of their 33-year marriage by turning their lives into a public spectacle.
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  17. eyeshot
    • 2007 May 27, William Yardley, “Victim of Climate Change, a Town Seeks a Lifeline”, New York Times:
      Human waste, collected in “honey buckets” that many residents use for toilets, is often dumped within eyeshot in a village where no point is more than a five-minute walk from any other.
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  18. fidgetings
    • 2007 May 27, Thomas Mallon, “Before the Lights Went Out”, New York Times:
      At the very top of Britain’s pyramid, George V was a considerably less modern and much more choleric figure than his father, and just below him the artistic innovations and social fidgetings Nicolson describes so well can hardly hold an electric light bulb to much of what was taking place over here in America.
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  19. flappable
    • 2007 May 27, Howard Beck, “Jazz Proves That the Spurs Are Only Human”, New York Times:
      Yet Popovich also mocked the popular notion that the Spurs are never rattled, saying: “We’re unflappable at times, and other times we’re flappable.
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  20. forkfuls
    • 2007 May 27, Sara Dickerman, “Queen of Hearts”, New York Times:
      I was too greedy — I still am, in truth — to fully appreciate artichokes nibble by nibble; if I couldn’t gobble something down in great forkfuls, I was disinclined to be enthusiastic.
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  21. gardenless
    • 2007 May 27, Corby Kummer, “My Year of Vegetables”, New York Times:
      And she does want you to think seriously about following her example, even if you’re gardenless.
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  22. gloatingly
  23. guanciale *
    • 2007 May 27, Sara Dickerman, “Queen of Hearts”, New York Times:
      2 ounces guanciale or pancetta, slivered
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  24. handcycle
  25. handcycles
    • 2007 May 27, The Associated Press, “Marathons Put Military in a Different Light”, New York Times:
      The races have also welcomed an increasing number of veterans who were wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan and compete in wheelchairs, on prosthetic legs or on three-wheel handcycles.
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  26. haunched
    • 2007 May 27, Phil Patton, “From a Bad Marriage, Pretty Babies”, New York Times:
      The mouth-breathing macho face and the big, haunched bodies of the cars cried out for larger wheels and a certain hip-hop chic.
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  27. hitless
  28. honeylike
    • 2007 May 27, Howard G. Goldberg, “A Sense of Place in Each Bottle”, New York Times:
      The white’s light honeylike bouquet evokes southern France’s floral air.
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  29. humdrumness
    • 2007 May 27, Ruth La Ferla, “What’s Love Got to Do With It?”, New York Times:
      Most striking about their relationship is not Mrs. Pugach’s lingering resentment, not her husband’s less-than-evident remorse, and not even their mutual dependence, but the marriage’s frank descent into humdrumness.
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  30. hummable
    • 2007 May 27, Kelefa Sanneh, “A Hip-Hop Hurricane and Other Phenomena”, New York Times:
      American listeners can wait for the July 31 domestic release, find songs online (start at 1990s.tv) or just turn on the television: one song, “You’re Supposed to Be My Friend,” features prominently in an unusually hummable Nissan commercial.
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  31. hybridlike
    • 2007 May 27, Jerry Garrett, “Altima Coupe: Fewer Doors, More Drama”, New York Times:
      If you prefer environmentally and economically viable driving to boy racer burnouts, the 4-cylinder engine mated to the six-speed manual is a solid choice; it will deliver almost hybridlike mileage.
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  32. interiority
    • 2007 May 27, Siddhartha Deb, “Just So Stories”, New York Times:
      She wants us to engage in a minute scrutiny of language, to pay attention to the valence of words and the logic of syntax for what they reveal of character, interiority and story.
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  33. janjaweed
    • 2007 May 27, Reuters, “Egyptian Officer Killed by Robbers in Darfur”, New York Times:
      Aid workers say security in Darfur has recently grown worse because of attacks by rebels, bandits and Arab militias known as the janjaweed.
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  34. kilims
    • 2007 May 27, Azadeh Moaveni, “Seeking Signs of Literary Life in Iran”, New York Times:
      Inside, the floor space dedicated to books was roughly a quarter of that taken up by kilims, cactuses and Lego sets.
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  35. knicks
    • 2007 May 27, Joyce Cohen, “The Winning Personality Wins”, New York Times:
      With new construction, “usually it is knicks and knacks that don’t work, not a whole building being uninhabitable,” Ms. M’Baye said.
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  36. machinelike
    • 2007 May 27, Howard Beck, “Jazz Proves That the Spurs Are Only Human”, New York Times:
      But the Spurs showed their usual machinelike precision early on, seizing a 9-point lead and answering every Jazz run before settling for a 47-43 halftime lead.
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  37. maquis *
    • 2007 May 27, Alida Becker, “Season in the Sun”, New York Times:
      The older man claims to find a measure of peace in Corsica’s wild landscape, and as Mitchell explores the foothills of maquis , fragrant with “the sharp resinous smell of laurel rose and thyme,” he too succumbs.
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  38. minicamp
    • 2007 May 27, The Associated Press, “For a Rookie Linebacker, It’s Like Going to Work”, New York Times:
      “Someone asks you where you were today, you’re like, I had to go to work,” Bradley said last week, putting in a little overtime after his first N.F.L. minicamp.
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  39. minifilms
    • 2007 May 27, Virginia Heffernan, “The Many Tribes of YouTube”, New York Times:
      These gorgeous minifilms feature muscled figures, often shirtless, looking like jewel thieves or Spiderman, atop buildings where they skip and leap with such death-defiance and frank grace that it’s hard to keep from calling their sport dance.
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  40. moonshiners
    • 2007 May 27, Vincent Cosgrove, “Bullets in the Beer? Eliot Ness Must Be Back”, New York Times:
      Ness was assigned to track down moonshiners, then accepted the position of public safety director in Cleveland — not the stuff of a two-fisted series about G-men taking on the Mafia and various crazed outlaws of the period.
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  41. muckland
  42. multilink
    • 2007 May 27, Jerry Garrett, “Altima Coupe: Fewer Doors, More Drama”, New York Times:
      Its fully independent suspension, with struts and coil springs up front and a multilink rear setup, loves to caress the road.
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  43. nebbishy
    • 2007 May 27, David Margolick, “Happy Campers”, New York Times:
      Take his nebbishy, neurotic son, Norman, whose daughter has joined the Carmelite convent at Auschwitz; or his deputy and heir apparent, Monty Pincus, a fraudulent mail-order rabbi, whose own wife attempts suicide, perhaps with the souvenir canisters of Zyklon B he keeps in his garage in Arlington, Va.; or the stupefyingly dimwitted mother-and-daughter would-be donors, Gloria Lieb and Bunny Bacon, whom the three sweet-talk and strong-arm for cash.
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  44. noncall
    • 2007 May 27, Liz Robbins, “Passing Off Puts James in a Debate Over Style”, New York Times:
      Such fire caused him to object to the noncall in Game 2, when he screamed to the referee that the wire-thin Richard Hamilton fouled him in his drive with 7.9 seconds left.
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  45. noncarbonated
    • 2007 May 27, Andrew Martin, “Coke Struggles to Keep Up With Nimble Rivals”, New York Times:
      But Coke is at a crossroads, and it has been slow to make its mark in the booming American market for energy drinks, bottled water and other noncarbonated drinks. Mr. Isdell took a step toward addressing that problem on Friday when Coke announced a $4.1 billion takeover of Glacéau, a producer of vitamin-enhanced water.
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  46. noncollectors
  47. nondeployable
    • 2007 May 27, Lawrence J. Korb, “Over Here”, New York Times:
      Because the National Guard will continue to be needed overseas, President Bush and the governors should establish in each state an adequately trained, nondeployable Home Guard.
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  48. nondivision
    • 2007 May 27, Murray Chass, “The Terminal Central”, New York Times:
      In games against nondivision teams last Monday through Friday, Central teams won 2 and lost 16.
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  49. nonmainstream
    • 2007 May 27, Sam Roberts, “The City, Framed: Jewish Life, Soaring Bridges, Fulton Market”, New York Times:
      While the waterfront “is becoming an increasingly difficult place in which to lead an unorthodox, or even faintly nonmainstream, lifestyle these days,” Mr. Gibberd writes, “as long as there are people around like Phil Frabosilo, ready to park his yellow taxicab and drop a line laden with spark plugs into the East River at the drop of a hat, or David Sharps, who spent four years pumping mud out of a sunken barge and repairing her as a living-history lesson for all, things will probably still be all right.”
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  50. nonnatives
  51. nonprehensile
    • 2007 May 27, Peter Sagal, “Burning Love”, New York Times:
      In reality, they were only able to bat the lint-roller around, fruitlessly, with their nonprehensile paws.
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  52. nonsave
    • 2007 May 27, The Associated Press, “Red Sox’ Rotation Is Spinning Wrong Way”, New York Times:
      “No regrouping, we’re just chugging along,” said closer Jonathan Papelbon, whose only appearance in the Yankees series was in a nonsave situation.
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  53. nontraded
  54. noodge
    • 2007 May 27, David Margolick, “Happy Campers”, New York Times:
      As the museum’s chairman, Messer is on a mission to use the legacy of the six million to manipulate the world, induce guilt, raise money, noodge wayward Jews back into the fold and feed his own ego.
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  55. officeholding
    • 2007 May 27, Ronald Smothers, “New Jersey Moves to End Its Dual-Office Tradition”, New York Times:
      The boom in holding two offices at once was set off in 1962 by the State Supreme Court, which, in two separate rulings, upheld three instances of dual officeholding at the municipal and county levels.
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  56. overfished
  57. paebaek
    • 2007 May 27, “HeeWon Khym, Luke Brindle”, New York Times:
      Yesterday, the couple had a paebaek, a traditional Korean ceremony, at the River Room of Harlem, a restaurant.
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  58. pantyless
    • 2007 May 27, Stephanie Rosenbloom, “Grade-School Girls, Grown-Up Gossip”, New York Times:
      In interviews, tweens tend to be highly judgmental of the much-publicized antics, turning them into age-appropriate morality tales that would make their parents proud and bring comfort to those who fear the next generation will be made up of pantyless party girls known more for their D.W.I.s than their G.P.A.s.
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  59. paralympics
  60. pixieish
    • 2007 May 27, Jonathan Miles, “Barkeep in the Garden”, New York Times:
      These are all, it’s worth noting, fitting adjectives for Ms. Bass herself: fizzy, as she proved by slapping my hand, not lightly, when I tried to steal away for a cigarette; acidly refreshing (“This party,” she explained, “is about callow self-aggrandizement”); and, at 61, still strikingly youthful and pixieish, despite a recent surgery that forced her to remain seated for much of her party.
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  61. poststructuralist
    • 2007 May 27, Siddhartha Deb, “Just So Stories”, New York Times:
      In reading Davis’s stories, therefore, we are likely to be reminded as much of the poststructuralist emphasis on language in the works of Blanchot as of the antinarrative impulse of French nouveau-Romanists like Butor.
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  62. prebuying
    • 2007 May 27, Barbara E. Hernandez, “When the Desert Calls”, New York Times:
      “They are prebuying their retirement homes,” said John Raymond, director of community and economic development for Palm Springs.
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  63. presidentially
    • 2007 May 27, David Margolick, “Happy Campers”, New York Times:
      The story revolves around the barely disguised United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington and the fictional character Maurice Messer, a Holocaust survivor and the presidentially appointed poobah in charge.
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  64. pureblooded
  65. razorfish
    • 2007 May 27, Paul Gray, “To See You Again”, New York Times:
      They swam, and scrambled together along the cliffs, and waded in the river, and fished, and dug holes in the mud, and stared at the degenerate sea squirts, and collected buckets full of mermaid’s purses, and captured razorfish and cockles.”
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  66. regreening
    • 2007 May 27, Sara Dickerman, “Queen of Hearts”, New York Times:
      The rites that artichokes serve, of course, are spring’s, the annual cleaning and regreening of the palate after the long winter.
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  67. rewrapped
    • 2007 May 27, Michael Pollak, “To Catch a Brooklyn Bass”, New York Times:
      Wedges were driven between the strands to test the interiors for corrosion; then the cables were treated with oil and rewrapped.
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  68. sandworms
    • 2007 May 27, Jennifer Bleyer, “In a Seafaring Enclave, Mollusks on the Mind”, New York Times:
      A bearish man with forearms the size of an anchor shank, he presides over the old Rosenberger’s Boat Livery, dispensing impish smiles and salty wisecracks along with fishhooks and sandworms.
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  69. shmatte
  70. silverish
  71. soundstages
    • 2007 May 27, John Marchese, “Hollywood on the Lackawanna?”, New York Times:
      If all goes as planned, Scranton would not only be home base to Mr. Sorvino’s own Miranda Films but also offer other filmmakers a full-service production house with soundstages, editing and looping rooms and a recording studio.
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  72. strongside
  73. superstructural
    • 2007 May 27, Teddy Wayne, “Red Carpets Through History”, New York Times:
      MARX The only turning shall be from the worker’s wheels of revolution, oiled by the blood of his superstructural oppressors.
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  74. sutchi
    • 2007 May 27, Lynn Waddell, “That Grouper on the Menu? Turns Out It Was a Fish Tale”, New York Times:
      Kenny Gamble, Dockside Dave’s manager and chef, has often heard the question since a Florida attorney general’s investigation revealed this year that 17 of 24 other restaurants in and around Tampa Bay were passing off cheaper imported fish — tilapia, bream, hake, sutchi, emperor, green weakfish, painted sweetlips — as grouper.
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  75. sweetlips
    • 2007 May 27, Lynn Waddell, “That Grouper on the Menu? Turns Out It Was a Fish Tale”, New York Times:
      Kenny Gamble, Dockside Dave’s manager and chef, has often heard the question since a Florida attorney general’s investigation revealed this year that 17 of 24 other restaurants in and around Tampa Bay were passing off cheaper imported fish — tilapia, bream, hake, sutchi, emperor, green weakfish, painted sweetlips — as grouper.
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  76. taillamps
    • 2007 May 27, Peter Passell, “The Pace Picks Up as Act 4 Begins”, New York Times:
      The almost austere lines of the 2006 model have given way to elegant curves and folds in the sheet metal, along with high-tech-style taillamps and headlight styling that borrows from the Maxima and 350Z.
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  77. ultraexpensive
    • 2007 May 27, Donald Osborne, “A Sleeping Beauty Since ’62, Rare Bugatti Awaits Its Comeback”, New York Times:
      Its value is related to Bugatti’s status as one of the most revered names in automotive history, memorable enough for the Volkswagen Group to revive the brand in recent years for a series of ultraexpensive sports cars.
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  78. ultratrebly
    • 2007 May 27, Kelefa Sanneh, “A Hip-Hop Hurricane and Other Phenomena”, New York Times:
      The debut 1990s album, “Cookies” (Rough Trade), puts Mr. McKeown and his ultratrebly guitar alongside the bassist Jamie McMorrow (another Fur alumnus) and the singing drummer Michael McGaughrin (formerly of V-Twin), who spend much of their time playing as little as possible.
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  79. unfamous
    • 2007 May 27, David Kamp, “A Hard Bloke”, New York Times:
      (That book’s main character, Mario Batali, spent a tumultuous few months cooking under White’s thumb at a London pub called the Six Bells in 1983, when both men were callow and unfamous.)
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  80. vinelike
    • 2007 May 27, Alex Mindlin, “A Tiffany (Girl) in the Family”, New York Times:
      Its glass shade is a dense, intricate patchwork of green tendrils, cobalt lozenges and garnet stripes, perched atop a thick, vinelike copper stand.
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  81. warehouselike
    • 2007 May 27, Carol Vogel, “The Alchemist’s Moment: The Reclusive Mr. Polke”, New York Times:
      Entering what he calls his summer atelier, an oilcloth tent behind his warehouselike home in an industrial neighborhood here, he strode over to three giant paintings.
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  82. zigzaggy
    • 2007 May 27, Jerome E. Copulsky, “In the Dressing Room, Relationships Laid Bare”, New York Times:
      The things she gathered were of the sort I never would have considered: body-fitting shirts, slick trousers with zippers serving no imaginable purpose running zigzaggy up the legs, $200 pairs of jeans, gauzy jackets that did not seem to offer much protection against the elements — clothes that would purportedly transform me into someone more “now.”
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Sequestered[edit]

  1. destablize = destabilize
  2. scienced
    • 2007 May 27, Viv Bernstein, “Penske and Dodge Seek Breakthrough at Lowe’s”, New York Times:
      We’re solid in the top 10 in points right now, and if we can get more of our answers scienced out, then we’ll be ready for the Chase when it starts in September, we hope.”
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