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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2007-12-07 issue of the New York Times which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-02-26).

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96816 tokens ‧ 71166 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 8761 types ‧ 34 (~ 0.388%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. bemedaled
    • 2007 December 7, The New York Times, “Art in Review”, New York Times:
      Its crooked arm and keys suggest a bemedaled marionette on parade, while its too-thin roll of paper hints at a pea-size brain.
  2. blockiness
    • 2007 December 7, The New York Times, “Art in Review”, New York Times:
      In other paintings single forms are rendered with a staunch blockiness that can only be called parental.
  3. contenda *
  4. creekside
  5. exultations
    • 2007 December 7, Holland Cotter, “Age of Splendor Expands”, New York Times:
      Its about ordinary comforts and secular exultations, and about people whom, even when they are different from us, we could imagine being.
  6. facialist
    • 2007 December 7, Robin Finn, “A Former Soprano Makes Her Singing Debut”, New York Times:
      She still organizes closets and basements (including her own in Montauk, her home since 2002), mainly as a gift for special friends; the most recent recipient being her facialist.
  7. factoryworker
    • 2007 December 7, Manohla Dargis, “Distorted, Distorting and All-Too Human”, New York Times:
      Could it really be the spawn of Henry Spencer (Jack Nance ), the sad-sack factoryworker with the finger-in-the-socket shock of hair?
  8. fleshlike
    • 2007 December 7, The New York Times, “Art in Review”, New York Times:
      It is a world of smoothly shaded forms, familiar yet strange, that combine architectural scale with a fleshlike soft glow and intimations of sexual entanglements. Mr. Klaphecks first New York show since his debut at the Sidney Janis Gallery in 1969 has 17 paintings and one large drawing dating from 1958 to 1998; they attest to the constancy of his style.
  9. hoverboard
    • 2007 December 7, Louise Story, “Coke Promotes Itself in a New Virtual World”, New York Times:
      At CC Metro , the name of the island, visitors can set up a virtual alter ego known as an avatar, which can then shop and dance at the Coca-Cola diner, visit a movie theater to watch short films and soar around on a hoverboard like the one in the 1989 movie, Back to the Future Part II.
  10. methodologist
    • 2007 December 7, Megan Thee, “Cellphones Challenge Poll Sampling”, New York Times:
      Paul J. Lavrakas, a survey methodologist and a former professor at Northwestern and Ohio State , has been a driving force behind the research at the association. Mr. Lavrakas said that he could not imagine how anyone can feel safe in planning their election coverage without including cellphone sampling for the 2008 election.
  11. nonjournalist
    • 2007 December 7, Richard PRez-PeA, “Murdoch Said to Have Plan for Shake-Up at Dow Jones”, New York Times:
      As a relative newcomer to publishing who had spent much of his career in the apparel industry and the first nonjournalist to run Dow Jones since the 1930s Mr. Zannino was often viewed skeptically by Dow veterans.
  12. nonoriginals
    • 2007 December 7, Nate Chinen, “Three Stars Embracing One Sun-Warped Vision”, New York Times:
      Even the choice of nonoriginals hewed to his usual ideal: a sun-warped dream vision of the American heartland, with unostentatious jazz inflections.
  13. nonsinging
    • 2007 December 7, Robin Finn, “A Former Soprano Makes Her Singing Debut”, New York Times:
      Ms. Turturro did not, as she explains later, bask in this level of celebrity treatment when she made her nonsinging Broadway debut as the upstairs neighbor Eunice Hubbell in the 1992 run of A Streetcar Named Desire, starring Alec Baldwin and Jessica Lange .
  14. nonwriting
  15. octopuslike
    • 2007 December 7, James Barron, “Bigger Cars, Flip-Up Seats, Poetry: How Riders Would Run a Subway”, New York Times:
      The agency announced plans yesterday to subdivide the octopuslike system and make the manager of each line responsible for everything on that line, from bunched-together trains to unintelligible public-address announcements.
  16. parrandas
    • 2007 December 7, The New York Times, “Holiday Sounds, Traditional and Otherwise”, New York Times:
      The songs reminisce about family, neighborhood, the festive serenades called parrandas and, in more than one song, the traditional feast of lechn, roast suckling pig.
  17. poststorm
    • 2007 December 7, Leslie Eaton, “Many Children Struggling After '05 Storms”, New York Times:
      Over all, the report concludes that 46,600 to 64,900 children are experiencing serious poststorm problems, though Dr. Redlener said he puts the number at about 55,000.
  18. prasugrel
    • 2007 December 7, Reuters, “Upbeat Outlook at Lilly”, New York Times:
      The company hopes that the drug, prasugrel, can challenge Plavix, a drug from Bristol-Myers Squibb .
  19. radioimmunotherapies
    • 2007 December 7, Alex Berenson, “Medicare Cuts Payout on 2 Cancer Drugs”, New York Times:
      Now they worry that Medicares decision will end most use of the drugs and chill the development of other radioimmunotherapies.
  20. raveups
    • 2007 December 7, The New York Times, “From the Archives, Old Hits Dressed Up for the Season”, New York Times:
      With five songwriters and an ensemble that could offer anything from delicate close harmonies to folky intricacy to bluesy raveups, Moby Grape was primed to be one of the superstar bands of San Francisco and the Summer of Love.
  21. reinstallations
    • 2007 December 7, Holland Cotter, “Age of Splendor Expands”, New York Times:
      As late as last weekend you could find people peering forlornly through gaps in barriers that blocked gallery doorways while reinstallations were still under way.
  22. rerecordings
  23. semisecretly
    • 2007 December 7, Michiko Kakutani, “Under a Microscope, Bush and His Presidency”, New York Times:
      He also asserts that neoconservatives like Mr. Wolfowitz and Richard Perle began tutoring Mr. Bush in foreign policy, semisecretly, in late 1998 and early 1999, laying the philosophical groundwork for the Iraq war before the 2000 presidential campaign was well under way.
  24. shoulderless
    • 2007 December 7, Kit Kiefer, “A River Town That Grant Once Called Home”, New York Times:
      THE route to Galena , Ill., can twist through steep hills and ravines strewn with the bones of lead-mining boomtowns on shoulderless roads that change names at a whim when they have names at all.
  25. snaggletooth
    • 2007 December 7, Selena Roberts, “A-Rods Properties and Charity Suggest Some Stinginess”, New York Times:
      The paint is camouflage for the mottled backside of the complex, where an exhausted appliance sits on a porch, cardboard is taped over broken window panes and missing spindles give rickety banisters the look of a snaggletooth smile.
  26. soukous
    • 2007 December 7, The New York Times, “From the Archives, Old Hits Dressed Up for the Season”, New York Times:
      Hes the sweet-voiced crooner and savvy bandleader whose groups were essential to the creation and evolution of the lilting, guitar-laced Afro-Cuban (perhaps it should be Cubo-African) fusion called soukous, which conquered West Africa.
  27. stewy
  28. ultrarich
    • 2007 December 7, “Eye Candy, Noses, Beauty and Ugliness, Illustrated”, New York Times:
      Evil Paradises" is a provocative look at the underside of the new global city: an increasingly segregated world where the ultrarich romp in fortified enclaves of glittering towers surrounded by rings of slums that lack basic infrastructure like sewers and running water.
  29. undertaxed
  30. unglitzy
    • 2007 December 7, Holland Cotter, “Age of Splendor Expands”, New York Times:
      In an upscale but unglitzy Manhattan restaurant they would blend right in.


  1. cheaping