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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2008-01-22 issue of the New York Times which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-03-03).

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97143 tokens ‧ 72376 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 9110 types ‧ 39 (~ 0.428%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. anticollusion
    • 2008 January 22, Stephen Labaton, “Airwaves, Web Power at Auction”, New York Times:
      Because the commission’s anticollusion rules preclude the bidders from discussing their strategies or possible bids, none of the major companies involved in the auction would comment for publication.
  2. antireligion
    • 2008 January 22, Michiko Kakutani, “Prime Roller, Prepare to Meet a Wiseacre”, New York Times:
      Sam Harris ’s 2004 book, “The End of Faith: Religion, Terror and the Future of Reason,” set off a noisy boomlet of antireligion books, including Richard Dawkins ’s provocative if preachy tome, “The God Delusion” (2006), and Christopher Hitchens ’s furious (and often very funny) jeremiad, “God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything” (2007).
  3. biostatistician
  4. botflies
    • 2008 January 22, Natalie Angier, “Political Animals (Yes, Animals)”, New York Times:
      Wherever animals must pool their talents and numbers into cohesive social groups, scientists said, the better to protect against predators, defend or enlarge choice real estate or acquire mates, the stage will be set for the appearance of political skills — the ability to please and placate, manipulate and intimidate, trade favors and scratch backs or, better yet, pluck those backs free of botflies and ticks.
  5. boyz
    • 2008 January 22, Michael Powell, “Romney Waxes Lyrical at a Holiday Parade in Florida”, New York Times:
      Kevin Madden, one of Mr. Romney’s campaign boyz on the bus, said the candidate had been joking around and had responded to someone who asked, “Who let you out?”
  6. burnlike
    • 2008 January 22, C. Claiborne Ray, “Skin as a Battlefield”, New York Times:
      What is happening to cause these burnlike skin lesions?
  7. chantlike
    • 2008 January 22, Allan Kozinn, “Apocalypse, Described in Visions of Long Ago”, New York Times:
      For variety, vocal works were interspersed with instrumental works, which tended to be the concert’s bright moments: mostly played by Mr. Rodenkirchen, these flute pieces began with simple, appealing melodies, sometimes folkish, sometimes chantlike, and were then expanded upon in ornate, energetic improvisations.
  8. chlorhexidine
  9. cortadito
    • 2008 January 22, Elisabeth Bumiller, “A Scramble Across Florida as Republicans Square Off”, New York Times:
      In Miami earlier Monday, Mr. McCain arrived to salsa music at the Versailles restaurant in Little Havana, downed a cortadito — a shot of espresso with steamed milk — and appealed to the state’s powerful Cuban-American population.
  10. deviationists
    • 2008 January 22, David Brooks, “The Voters Revolt”, New York Times:
      Apostates and deviationists were expelled or found wanting, and the boundaries of acceptable thought narrowed.
  11. drippingly
    • 2008 January 22, Dave Kehr, “New DVDs”, New York Times:
      Still confounding critics more than 40 years after its making, “Le Bonheur” could qualify as either the most drippingly sentimental film ever made or the most dryly ironic.
  12. fatosphere
  13. granulomatosis
    • 2008 January 22, Barnaby J. Feder, “A Nazi Past Casts a Pall on Name of a Disease”, New York Times:
      The chest physicians’ group has rescinded its prize. Dr. Matteson and others, including some of the tens of thousands of American patients with Wegener’s granulomatosis, seek a more descriptive term.
  14. infrasonically
    • 2008 January 22, Natalie Angier, “Political Animals (Yes, Animals)”, New York Times:
      Among elephants, it is the females who are the born politicians, cultivating robust and lifelong social ties with at least 100 other elephants, a task made easier by their power to communicate infrasonically across miles of savanna floor.
  15. interiorized
    • 2008 January 22, Dave Kehr, “New DVDs”, New York Times:
      Though visually less experimental than “La Pointe Courte,” “Cléo” is no less radical in its deflected, interiorized storytelling.
  16. midfame
    • 2008 January 22, Ned Martel, “Fractured Family Warmed by Its Bright Teenage Star”, New York Times:
      When he’s in midair, it’s easy to worry for him, just as it is now that he’s in midfame — a block-long billboard figure on the Times Square facade of MTV, and still a safe distance from the older kids who are chased first by MTV, then by TMZ , then by the L.A.P.D.
  17. mistranscribed
    • 2008 January 22, Motoko Rich, “Editing of Frost Notebooks in Dispute”, New York Times:
      Now a recently published compendium of his personal notebooks is coming under attack from two critics who say that the editor of the volume, Robert Faggen, mistranscribed hundreds, if not thousands, of Frost’s words.
  18. noncancer
  19. noncola
  20. nonfeatured
    • 2008 January 22, Douglas Martin, “Lois Nettleton, 80, Dies; Acted on Stage and TV”, New York Times:
      In 1959, she won a Clarence Derwent Award for best supporting performance by a nonfeatured actress for her portrayal of Shelagh O’Connor in “God and Kate Murphy.”
  21. nonpurposive
    • 2008 January 22, Michiko Kakutani, “Prime Roller, Prepare to Meet a Wiseacre”, New York Times:
      Writing in clear, direct prose, Mr. Paulos shows how even everyday references to purpose and intention can be easily reformulated in scientific, nonpurposive terms.
  22. postsurgical
  23. preparty
    • 2008 January 22, David Carr, “Shopping for Films but Settling for Some Fun”, New York Times:
      In true Sundance fashion, there was a preparty for the film, an intimate little dinner that was blown out to include hundreds, followed by the movie itself, and then an afterparty featuring a set by the Honey Brothers, a band that includes both Mr. Grenier and Mr. Gold.
  24. refigured
    • 2008 January 22, Cathy Horyn, “It Never Hurts to Quote the Classics”, New York Times:
      Of course you can always find elements of the conventionally masculine at Lanvin, like a trim overcoat or even a long cashmere cardigan refigured as a smoking jacket, but doesn’t that deny the experience offered by a very specific aesthetic?
  25. semiaccidentally
  26. soupiness
  27. supertitan
    • 2008 January 22, Julia Werdigier, “Brazil’s Vale Confirms Talks to Merge With Xstrata”, New York Times:
      “A takeover would create a global supertitan, but it is also possible that the talks will lead to a consortium to move on Rio Tinto or Anglo American ,” said Tobias Woerner, an analyst at MF Global Securities in London.
  28. synopsize
  29. understructure
    • 2008 January 22, Kirk Johnson, “Strength Renewed, a Grand Old Building Is Back”, New York Times:
      Four small suspension bridges, complete with towers and cables like those on the span across the East River, are now encased inside the Capitol’s subbasement understructure.


  1. shovelers
  2. sulfanomides = sulfonamides
    • 2008 January 22, C. Claiborne Ray, “Skin as a Battlefield”, New York Times:
      Some implicated drugs include sulfanomides; anticonvulsants; the antibiotics penicillin, tetracycline and doxycycline; and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, which may be the most common.