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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2007-07-25 issue of the New York Times which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-02-11).

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94845 tokens ‧ 70242 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 8546 types ‧ 35 (~ 0.41%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. bacalhau *
    • 2007 July 25, Alex Witchel, “Stopping at the Starters”, New York Times:
      We also ordered the bacalhau, a salt cod, potato and cheese gratin that tasted like some idealized version of hot crab dip.
  2. blackstrap
    • 2007 July 25, David Hochman, “For Epicures, a New Take on Jerky”, New York Times:
      Smoked over cherry and mesquite wood, and dried in a convection oven, it gets its flavors from organic blackstrap molasses, Jim Beam bourbon, and salt and pepper.
  3. bunkerlike
    • 2007 July 25, Martin Fackler, “Japan’s Quake-Prone Atomic Plant Prompts Wider Worry”, New York Times:
      It also said damage at the plant had only occurred in less critical areas, which had been built to less stringent standards than the reactors, which were housed in bunkerlike concrete buildings.
  4. cimbalon
  5. corndogs
    • 2007 July 25, David Hochman, “For Epicures, a New Take on Jerky”, New York Times:
      It doesn’t help that it gets sold alongside corndogs and transmission fluid at gas stations.
  6. detailer
    • 2007 July 25, Ellen Barry, “Drips, Squeals and Patience: Life by the El”, New York Times:
      In the case of Richmond Hill, the torch has been passed to Simcha Waisman, 62, vice president of the neighborhood’s block association. Mr. Waisman’s devotion to neighborhood welfare is legendary; he has been known to stake out freshly painted walls for as long as a week, waiting to catch someone painting graffiti. Mr. Waisman drives a cranberry-colored Expedition, which he says has been so marred by dripping creosote that his detailer now refuses him service.
  7. flippered
    • 2007 July 25, Brenda Goodman, “Retired Muppets Will Move to Atlanta”, New York Times:
      The flippered phenom, who began life as a scrap of fabric cut from a green coat discarded by Jim Henson’s mother, will be presented to the Center for Puppetry Arts here.
  8. floorplates
  9. humanlike
    • 2007 July 25, William Grimes, “A Zoologist With a Pouch of Stories”, New York Times:
      He stalks the giant Procoptodon goliah, a potbellied 280-pounder with a strangely humanlike skull that bounded across ice-age Australia, and cradles in his hands the darling little banded hare wallaby, a threatened species that he tries to reintroduce to the wild.
  10. jirga
    • 2007 July 25, Salman Masood, “Taliban Leader Is Said to Evade Capture by Blowing Himself Up”, New York Times:
      “The bottom line is that the jirga has dispersed without reaching any final conclusion, because both sides are refusing to show any flexibility,” said one member of the 45-member council, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of fear for his safety.
  11. lingchi
  12. littleneck
    • 2007 July 25, “Letters”, New York Times:
      He calls blithely for these rare and impossible-to-obtain ingredients: fresh pasta, littleneck clams, fresh squid, fresh any herb.
  13. multigrain
    • 2007 July 25, Florence Fabricant, “Food Stuff”, New York Times:
      Among the 20 flavors are multigrain blueberry almond; chocolate macadamia nut coconut; lemon poppy seed; multigrain pistachio cranberry; wheat-free tangerine and pine nuts; vegan carob and almond; and savory olive oil, marsala and black pepper.
  14. multitextured
    • 2007 July 25, Vivien Schweitzer, “A Minimalist Pied Piper (Imagine, Please, Those Rats)”, New York Times:
      The opera will be preceded by two other Benjamin works: the arresting “Viola, Viola,” a dramatically multitextured piece that sounds as if it were being played by an army of violas, not just two; and “Three Miniatures,” for solo violin.
  15. noncarbonated
  16. oolacunta
    • 2007 July 25, William Grimes, “A Zoologist With a Pouch of Stories”, New York Times:
      The fabulous oolacunta, a rat kangaroo that is now extinct, streaked across the desert at speeds that made it seem to float above the ground.
  17. possumlike
    • 2007 July 25, William Grimes, “A Zoologist With a Pouch of Stories”, New York Times:
      On that occasion Mr. Flannery had discovered a tooth that belonged to what may prove to be the missing link between ancient possumlike creatures and the modern kangaroos.
  18. prebooking
    • 2007 July 25, The New York Times, “Lindsay Lohan Arrested Again”, New York Times:
      Sergeant Talbot said that the police found cocaine in one of Ms. Lohan’s pockets during a prebooking search.
  19. prebuild
  20. prebuilding
  21. prebuilt
  22. primocane
    • 2007 July 25, David Karp, “At Last, Sweet Blackberries Stay the Course”, New York Times:
      But Courtney Weber, a breeder at Cornell University , is working with Mr. Clark’s primocane selections to develop varieties that could be mown down before winter and fruit the next year.
  23. reinvasion
  24. scaloppine *
    • 2007 July 25, David Hochman, “For Epicures, a New Take on Jerky”, New York Times:
      At the Westbank Grill, a restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel in Jackson Hole, Wyo., the executive sous-chef, Laurent Méchin, has wrapped seared scaloppine of foie gras in buffalo jerky that he smokes and dries using a kitchen dehydrator.
  25. seitan
    • 2007 July 25, Kim Severson, “Bringing Moos and Oinks Into the Food Debate”, New York Times:
      A $200-a-seat gala dinner in Los Angeles this fall will feature seitan Wellington and stars like Emily Deschanel and Forest Whitaker.
  26. snackable
    • 2007 July 25, David Karp, “At Last, Sweet Blackberries Stay the Course”, New York Times:
      Lately, though, blackberries have joined strawberries, raspberries and blueberries as snackable fruits available in groceries year-round, because growers have been planting varieties sweet enough to eat plain even when picked early to withstand shipping cross-country.
  27. townscapes
  28. troughlike
    • 2007 July 25, Felicity Barringer, “California Utility Agrees to Buy Power Generated by Solar Array”, New York Times:
      SAN FRANCISCO, July 23 — Pacific Gas & Electric , Northern California’s major utility, is announcing a commitment on Wednesday to purchase 550 megawatts of solar power to be generated by troughlike arrays of mirrors spread over nine square miles in the Mojave Desert.
  29. unspontaneous
    • 2007 July 25, Alastair Macaulay, “A Kaleidoscope of Moods Infused With Sheer Physicality”, New York Times:
      Seeing it for the first time, my impression is that at times it is “choreographed” in the negative sense that theater folk often use the word: posey, unspontaneous, contrived.
  30. wallcoverings
    • 2007 July 25, Alison Gregor, “Serving Small Tenants With Offices Cut Down to Size”, New York Times:
      The finishings consist of solid wood doors and glass walls with wood frames, specialty and Sheetrock ceilings and limestone floors, along with wallcoverings and several types of carpeting.


  1. nailtail
    • 2007 July 25, William Grimes, “A Zoologist With a Pouch of Stories”, New York Times:
      But he cannot resist the more eccentric members of this truly weird family, oddballs like the northern nailtail wallaby, so named for the mysterious black thumbnail-size plate in a tuft at the end of its tail, or the rare tree kangaroos, which, as the name suggests, live in trees, as their ancient ancestors did.