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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2007-12-16 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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- autostrada *
2007 December 16, Charles Mcewen, “Glory of Cars, Even Parking”, New York Times:add
- Rovereto, the museums home north of Verona, is a not unpleasant drive on the autostrada from Milan or Turin, but if you didnt happen to be in Italy between Dec. 2, 2006, and May 1, 2007, the show is preserved here by Skira, the venerable art publisher.
2007 December 16, Frank Rich, “Latter-Day Republicans vs. the Church of Oprah”, New York Times:add
- Last weekend that prayer was answered when Lawrence ODonnell, an excitable Democratic analyst, seized a YouTube moment while appearing on one of the Beltways more repellent Sunday bloviathons, The McLaughlin Group.
2007 December 16, Rob Sass, “Frugal, Before Americans Cared”, New York Times:add
- He bought his first at age 12, convincing his parents that the bodyless car was a large go-kart. Mr. Austin said he thought one reason Powel Crosley failed to establish a lasting auto empire was that he fundamentally misunderstood the psyche of car buyers.
2007 December 16, Dave Itzkoff, “Planetary Politics”, New York Times:add
- Might also consider reading The War of the Worlds, by H. G. Wells: During a cataclysmically destructive event, an observant bystander happens to be in the right place at the right time and thereafter never stops talking about it.
2007 December 16, Kyla Dunn, “Owners Manual”, New York Times:add
- According to chronobiologists (that is, scientists who study the effects of time on life processes), most of us are mentally sharpest some three hours after waking, when concentration and problem-solving abilities may be up to 30 percent better than at other times of day.
2007 December 16, Charles Mcewen, “Glory of Cars, Even Parking”, New York Times:add
- Some 70 or so cars are captured in photographs, and the book includes essays on such subjects as coachbuilding and engine evolution as well as biographies of auto-world figures, beginning with Karl Benz and ending with Ugo Zagato, the coachbuilder.
2007 December 16, “Yes, Recycle E-Waste, but With a Public Plan; Hey, Armory Opponents: Whats Your Solution? (3 Letters)”, New York Times:add
- I was amused that a certain Park Avenue sets fears of degentrification have been stimulated by the creative performance uses proposed for the Seventh Regiment Armorys fabulous, delicious, fertile spaces.
2007 December 16, Bruce Weber, “Cheating Matters (Sometimes)”, New York Times:add
- John McGraw, the turn-of-the-20th-century player and manager, also a Hall of Famer, was a famous hoodwinker of umpires and opponents; one of his favorite ruses was, as a third baseman, to grab onto a baserunners belt to keep him from advancing.
2007 December 16, Steven Erlanger, “Despite Isolation, Gazans Show Allegiance for Hamas”, New York Times:add
- He said Hamas had succeeded in the first and second uprisings, or intifadas, against Israel, in forcing Israeli troops and settlers to withdraw from Gaza, in winning legislative elections in January 2006 and forming a government, due to the will of the people, the will to resistance and steadfastness.
2007 December 16, Marcelle S. Fischler, “First the Wedding, Then the Real Show and Razzle-Dazzle Begins”, New York Times:add
- Cal Nathan, owner of the New York Fun Factory, an event planner in Hicksville, N.Y. (nyfunfactory.com ), said that he, too, has witnessed an uptick in the number of couples using out-of-the-box gimmicks like stilt walkers, celebrity look-alikes, photo booths and minicasinos to make their weddings stand out.
2007 December 16, Richard L. Berke, “Sex! Drugs! (And Maybe a Little War)”, New York Times:add
- Based on the late George Criles best seller, it is about a square-jawed Democratic congressman from Texas who used his seat on a military appropriations subcommittee during the 1980s to secretly steer more than a billion dollars to finance the mujahadeen rebellion in Afghanistan against the invading Soviet army.
2007 December 16, Robert Simonson, “One Mans Method for Better Acting: Just Stop Doing It”, New York Times:add
- At the time he and Ms. Marvel were in California, where she was acting in the television series The District. Mr. Camp took a series of nontheater jobs.
2007 December 16, The Associated Press, “Questions for Peppers After Decline in Sacks”, New York Times:add
- While the 29th-ranked offense is getting most of the blame for why the Panthers (5-8) are headed toward their second straight nonwinning season, the defensive line has been a huge disappointment.
2007 December 16, Alessandra Stanley, “The Latest Reality Show: Die-Hard, Freeze-Frame Politics With a Life of Their Own”, New York Times:add
- The preprimary debate season is over and public attention has moved on, but maybe some candidates will someday issue their own directors cuts on DVD deluxe three-volume editions with esprit descalier alternative endings the things they wish they had said in real time.
2007 December 16, Jon Pareles, “Cartoons, Cholera and Subversive Remix”, New York Times:add
- But the rhythms are taut and frisky, and theyre topped with spiky, stuttering leads from the requinto, a small, bright-sounding guitar that sends its countermelodies dancing merrily around Puerto Platas memories and advice.
2007 December 16, David Browne, “Extreme Sports Vault Onto the Big Screen”, New York Times:add
- Over the years thousands of such low-budget but semiprofessionally shot films with titles like The Blizzard of Aahhhs, Dying to Live and Crusty Demons of Dirt have been released, creating an indie film world unto themselves.
2007 December 16, “Mr. and Mrs. Bukowski”, New York Times:add
- Thank you for giving Hank the kind of accolade that he has long deserved, and for taking him seriously as a writer who was never afraid to go to the places that scare us, and whose intellect and particular genius were constantly colliding with his pungent and earthy emotional sensualism.
2007 December 16, Sara Ivry, “That Fresh Feeling”, New York Times:add
- The Romans spent hours at their elaborate bathhouse complexes, but not everyone equated cleanliness with virtue: Seneca rebuked shvitz lovers for not smelling of the army, of farm work and of manliness, while early Christian ascetics embraced filth as a sign of godliness.
2007 December 16, C. J. Hughes, “Air Rights, Swapped for Schools”, New York Times:add
- The Azure, which broke ground in September, will be a co-op with condo rules, which means subletters wont require board approval, said John Caiazzo, a vice president of the DeMatteis Organizations, based in Elmont on Long Island .
- sujet *
2007 December 16, Michael Pollan, “Our Decrepit Food Factories”, New York Times:add
- Its Evolution 101: the drugs kill off all but the tiny handful of microbes that, by dint of a chance mutation, possess genes allowing them to withstand the onslaught; these hardy survivors then get to work building a drug-resistant superrace.
2007 December 16, Alissa J. Rubin, “Iraqi City Poised to Become Hub of Shiite Power”, New York Times:add
- The council has been the most vigorous proponent of creating a semiautonomous southern superregion similar to the Iraqi region of Kurdistan, even though its political ally, Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki , has been trying to head off the diffusion of Baghdads power.
2007 December 16, Michael Barbaro, “Never Mind Whats in Them, Bags Are the Fashion”, New York Times:add
- Lord & Taylors bags threaten to upstage those of its glossier rivals, like the ultrachic Bergdorf Goodman, whose traditional lavender bags, emblazoned with the image of well-dressed Park Avenue ladies, are thin and frail by comparison.
2007 December 16, Gregory Beyer, “A Fabled Club Seeks an Encore in Brooklyn”, New York Times:add
- Any place that can attract the likes of Miles Davis or Bruce Springsteen is a place we believe could attract a high degree of talent and visitorship in Downtown Brooklyn, said Joe Chan, president of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, a group that is putting Mr. Pepper in touch with potential owners or builders.
2007 December 16, Nicolai Ouroussoff, “Let the Starchitects Work All the Angles”, New York Times:add
- A series of mismatched slabs wrapped inside a taut, weblike skin, the form is a bold expression of the clients conflicting needs to preserve old books and also to come to terms with emerging information technologies.