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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2008-03-20 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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102413 tokens ‧ 75092 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 9149 types ‧ 34 (~ 0.372%) words before cleaning ‧ 

2008-03-20[edit]

  1. celebreality
  2. chatfest
    • 2008 March 20, Mike Hale, “Singer’s Family Revisits Its Reality-Show History”, New York Times:
      After some back and forth between Ms. Cole and Ananda Lewis, the Oprah Winfrey of this chatfest, Neffe and Frankie take their places on the couch, and with a backdrop of clips from “The Way It Is” — Ms. Cole visiting Frankie in prison; Neffe deciding to have an abortion — the three women relive the dramas of the show and bring us up to date on their lives.
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  3. clicketyclacking
    • 2008 March 20, Elaine Louie, “A Global Sweep on a Tiny Budget”, New York Times:
      In the small space, the sound of high heels clicketyclacking on a wood floor would be harsh.
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  4. closetlike
    • 2008 March 20, Penelope Green, “Setting the Stage, Offstage”, New York Times:
      Besides the bunk bed, the other notable feature of this closetlike room is its grass cloth walls, put there, as the bed was, for Joel Grey when he played Amos Hart in “Chicago” in 1996.
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  5. communis *
    • 2008 March 20, Leslie Land, “Juniper Berries? Be Picky”, New York Times:
      The flavoring juniper, best known for its contribution to gin, is common juniper, Juniperus communis.
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  6. corncrib
    • 2008 March 20, Amy Virshup, “Newly Released”, New York Times:
      Here was a barn, a pasture, a cotton house, a corncrib, a pig wallow, a chicken coop and an outhouse.
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  7. crossbreeder
    • 2008 March 20, Nate Chinen, “Small Group, Big Sound”, New York Times:
      Pat Metheny has cultivated an extraordinarily broad musical terrain over the last 30 years, exerting substantial influence in the process: as a guitarist, as a composer and conceptualist, as a champion crossbreeder.
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  8. disbandment
    • 2008 March 20, Solomon Moore, “In Mosul, New Test of Iraqi Army”, New York Times:
      But since its disbandment in 2003 by Coalition Provisional Authority Order No. 2, the Iraqi Army has struggled to regain its footing.
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  9. microenterprise
    • 2008 March 20, John M. Broder, “11,000 Long-Awaited Pages of Clinton’s Schedules as First Lady Are Released”, New York Times:
      “These documents are outlines of the first lady’s activities and illustrate the array of substantive issues she worked on — including health care, child care, adoption, education, veterans, microenterprise and international development, women’s rights and democracy,” according to a statement from a Clinton campaign aide, Jay Carson.
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  10. multiborough
  11. mumblings
    • 2008 March 20, “Obama Challenges the Racial Divide”, New York Times:
      The second is the contrast with the inarticulate stumblings, mumblings, evasions and half-truths of our current president.
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  12. nonblogging
    • 2008 March 20, Paul Boutin, “So You Want to Be a Blogging Star?”, New York Times:
      Here’s what a number of successful bloggers with successful nonblogging careers say are the ways to think about getting into the business of blogging.
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  13. nonmarquee
  14. nonmetropolitan
    • 2008 March 20, Sam Roberts, “New Orleans Grows; Florida Cools”, New York Times:
      Mark Mather, deputy director of domestic programs for the Population Reference Bureau, a nonpartisan research group, said that 85 percent of them were nonmetropolitan counties, “mostly areas that are highly dependent on manufacturing, farming or mining.”
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  15. nonmodified
  16. ornamentals
    • 2008 March 20, Leslie Land, “Juniper Berries? Be Picky”, New York Times:
      The wild type yields much better harvests than ornamentals like the columnar and dwarf varieties sold at garden centers.
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  17. overdesign
  18. overregulating
  19. oversulfated
  20. patternmaking
    • 2008 March 20, Cathy Horyn, “Two Who Believe Fashion Is More Than Flash”, New York Times:
      It involves patternmaking and fit, qualities that have diminished partly, if not purely, as a result of the decline in skilled cutters and tailors in New York and Italy.
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  21. scratchiti
  22. singersongwriter
  23. sproing
  24. steaders
    • 2008 March 20, Amy Virshup, “Newly Released”, New York Times:
      “Here was a dirt yard with a pump in the middle of it, shaded by a large oak tree that had somehow managed to escape razing by the original steaders.
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  25. stilettoed
    • 2008 March 20, Mike Hale, “Singer’s Family Revisits Its Reality-Show History”, New York Times:
      While the family’s two drama queens joke and cry and play to the audience, Ms. Cole sits rigidly, one stilettoed foot constantly twirling, her precisely angled elbow seeking the right spot on the leather chair.
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  26. stumblings
    • 2008 March 20, “Obama Challenges the Racial Divide”, New York Times:
      The second is the contrast with the inarticulate stumblings, mumblings, evasions and half-truths of our current president.
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  27. tippy
    • 2008 March 20, Eric Wilson, “Tongues Are Wagging Over Shoes”, New York Times:
      There are examples, under a heading of “Fetish,” that suggest a prurient love of patent leather and metal studs, and further along the corridor one will find a pair of shiny black shoes with metal heels so tall that only the tippy toe touches the ground.
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  28. toeless
    • 2008 March 20, Cintra Wilson, “Better Angel, Out of the Dressing Room!”, New York Times:
      Regarding dainty feet in toeless socks protruding from the mouth of a carnivorous tulip, I was reminded of Hokusai’s print of a female pearl diver being brought to ecstasy by a large octopus.
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  29. underregulating
  30. unvetted
    • 2008 March 20, Adam Nagourney, “Clinton Facing Narrower Path to Nomination”, New York Times:
      No less important, the campaign hopes that Mr. Obama will have been battered by five rough weeks that raise questions about his past, including the pastor’s incendiary comments, that would underscore Mrs. Clinton’s warning to Democrats that they were rallying around someone who was untested and unvetted.
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  31. uptightness
  32. virginiana
    • 2008 March 20, Leslie Land, “Juniper Berries? Be Picky”, New York Times:
      A tree book like the Audubon Society ’s Field Guide to North American Trees of the Eastern region should help you identify the plant, which may well turn out to be some sort of Eastern red cedar, J. virginiana.
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Sequestered[edit]

  1. childherself = child herself
    • 2008 March 20, Amy Virshup, “Newly Released”, New York Times:
      Donna has long been obsessed with stories of missing children, because she’d been abducted as a childherself, though she has claimed she can’t remember what happened to her.
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  2. yakometer
    • 2008 March 20, Peter Applebome, “Bear’s News Is Bad News on the 6:13”, New York Times:
      At Donna Hair Designs in Chappaqua, the financial meltdown barely registered on the yakometer when compared with the embarrassment of riches from the political world, especially the ever-evolving saga of the Three Tenors, former Gov. James E. McGreevey of New Jersey, former Gov. Eliot Spitzer of New York and the current governor, David A. Paterson .
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