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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2008-02-05 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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99551 tokens ‧ 73113 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 9025 types ‧ 22 (~ 0.244%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. antipredator
    • 2008 February 5, Henry Fountain, “Ground Squirrels Chew Snakeskins to Mask Their Scent”, New York Times:
      The squirrels are not the only rodents to chew snake skins, nor the only animals to apply the scent to their bodies. Ms. Clucas said that with the ground squirrels it seemed likely that the behavior was an antipredator one, because adult males, which are resistant to snake venom, don’t do it.
  2. antitheatrical
  3. ballades
    • 2008 February 5, Vivien Schweitzer, “Stanzas of Sin With a 21st-Century Spin”, New York Times:
      Her lively recitation of the updated text, in which she assumed various personas, was interspersed with original musical excerpts from the “Roman,” whose stylistically diverse sections include examples of most types of 14th-century notated music, like monophonic liturgical chant, secular French ballades, early-13th-century two-part motets and three- and four-voice motets typical of the style pioneered by the composer and poet Philippe de Vitry.
  4. dapperly
    • 2008 February 5, Gia Kourlas, “The Pursuit of Perfection as a Futile and Worthy Quest”, New York Times:
      (Ms. Burrer is not an actress.) Mr. Johnson and Mr. Rogers, dressed dapperly and uttering phrases about what is perfect (a meal, a kiss, a marriage, an accident), are more persuasive in bringing Ms. Thomas’s fractured world to life.
  5. dementing
    • 2008 February 5, Jane E. Brody, “A Heartfelt Appeal for a Graceful Exit”, New York Times:
      He began to deteriorate rapidly from an ill-defined dementing illness, and his confusion and intermittent agitation did not respond to the standard treatments that were tried.
  6. ecotopian
  7. fridgophile
    • 2008 February 5, Natalie Angier, “Pursuing Synthetic Life, Dazzled by Reality”, New York Times:
      It turns out there are a lot of these loosey-gooses around. Dr. Schmidt and his colleagues study the fridgophile life forms that make their home in glacial debris high in the Andes Mountains, 20,000 feet above sea level, where the scene may look bleak, beyond posthumous, but where, he said, “we’ve been pretty amazed at the extreme diversity of things we’ve found.”
  8. hyperendemic
  9. impostorism
    • 2008 February 5, Benedict Carey, “Feel Like a Fraud? At Times, Maybe You Should”, New York Times:
      Their findings have veered well away from the original conception of impostorism as a reflection of an anxious personality or a cultural stereotype.
  10. maxicoat
    • 2008 February 5, Cathy Horyn, “Bold Prints and Shoulders Above the Rest”, New York Times:
      But it would take a lot of compassion to see the connection to a camel maxicoat with a bright orange fur collar or a yellow satin skirt with a tweed vest and a leopard-print bow.
  11. metapneumovirus
  12. microencapsulization
    • 2008 February 5, Donald G. Mcneil Jr., “New Food Formula: Tastes Fine, Kills Worms”, New York Times:
      Dr. Armstrong said that different blends would work and that taste could be removed, masked with food flavors or coated with microencapsulization, as is done with medicine.
  13. motesanib
    • 2008 February 5, Andrew Pollack, “Amgen Sells Drug Rights and Unit in Japan”, New York Times:
      In addition to the Japan-only rights to the 13 drugs, Takeda is buying a share of the worldwide rights to an Amgen cancer drug under development, motesanib diphosphate, also called AMG 706.
  14. nevirapine
  15. personably
    • 2008 February 5, Patrick Healy, “For Clinton the Speaker, the Smaller the Better”, New York Times:
      Yet in intimate settings, like her visit on Monday to the Yale Child Study Center in New Haven, Mrs. Clinton comes across far more personably, listening and empathizing and on occasion showing her emotional side.
  16. postpetroleum
  17. rads
  18. trachoma
  19. unstodgy
  20. vulvodynia
    • 2008 February 5, “Spotlight on a Painful Disorder (2 Letters)”, New York Times:
      Re “New Insights Into Genital Pain in Women ” (Personal Health, Jan. 29): I have never experienced vulvodynia, but as a nurse-midwife I have taken care of many women with these symptoms and have shared their frustration at not being able to identify a cause.