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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2008-04-08 issue of the New York Times which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-03-13).

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89062 tokens ‧ 65243 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 8418 types ‧ 21 (~ 0.249%) words before cleaning ‧ 

2008-04-08[edit]

  1. bioacoustics
    • 2008 April 8, Nonny De La Pe, “What’s Making That Awful Racket? Surprisingly, It May Be Fish”, New York Times:
      Mr. Locascio and David Mann, a marine biologist at the University of South Florida who is a bioacoustics expert, recruited these naysayers into a study by asking them to score noise levels and times in notebooks.
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  2. chuckleheaded
    • 2008 April 8, Michiko Kakutani, “Novelist’s Crash Course on Terror”, New York Times:
      In one of these chuckleheaded essays about the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Martin Amis complains about the use of the shorthand 9/11: “My principal objection to the numbers is that they are numbers,” he writes in “The Second Plane.”
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  3. compulsivity
  4. doublewide
  5. herbals
    • 2008 April 8, Jane E. Brody, “Potential for Harm in Dietary Supplements”, New York Times:
      It involves abusing legally sold dietary supplements — vitamins , minerals, herbals and homeopathic remedies — all of which can be sold over the counter without prior approval for safety and effectiveness.
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  6. houseboaters
  7. hyperlocalized
    • 2008 April 8, David Brooks, “A Network of Truces”, New York Times:
      Iraqi politics have become hyperlocalized, Colin Kahl, a Georgetown professor and Obama adviser, has observed.
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  8. kivas
    • 2008 April 8, George Johnson, “Vanished: A Pueblo Mystery”, New York Times:
      They liked to build with stone (the Hohokam used sticks and mud), and their kivas, like those they left in their homeland, are unmistakable: rectangular instead of round, with a stone bench along the inside perimeter, a central hearth and a sipapu, or spirit hole, symbolizing the passage through which the first people emerged from mother earth.
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  9. narcissistically
    • 2008 April 8, Michiko Kakutani, “Novelist’s Crash Course on Terror”, New York Times:
      He narcissistically complains about how the events of that day threw him and other fiction writers off stride.
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  10. nonrevolving
    • 2008 April 8, The Associated Press, “Borrowing Slows Down”, New York Times:
      The slowdown reflected much weaker demand for auto loans and other types of nonrevolving credit, which rose at a rate of 0.4 percent in February, much lower than the 3.6 percent growth rate in January.
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  11. particularistic
    • 2008 April 8, George Johnson, “Vanished: A Pueblo Mystery”, New York Times:
      “You can’t have a situation where it just happens that hundreds of local communities for their own individual, particularistic reasons decide to either die or get up and move,” Dr. Lipe said.
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  12. regraft
    • 2008 April 8, Nicholas Bakalar, “Vision: Study Sees Value in Older Cornea Donors”, New York Times:
      Five-year graft survival rates — defined as needing a regraft or having a cloudy cornea that compromised vision — was 86 percent for the group of donors under 65 and exactly the same for the group older than 65.
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  13. sipapu
    • 2008 April 8, George Johnson, “Vanished: A Pueblo Mystery”, New York Times:
      They liked to build with stone (the Hohokam used sticks and mud), and their kivas, like those they left in their homeland, are unmistakable: rectangular instead of round, with a stone bench along the inside perimeter, a central hearth and a sipapu, or spirit hole, symbolizing the passage through which the first people emerged from mother earth.
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  14. snowcats
  15. superresistant
    • 2008 April 8, Henry Fountain, “Researchers Find Bacteria That Devour Antibiotics”, New York Times:
      The researchers, who reported their findings in Science, say these microbes could be considered superresistant, since they can tolerate antibiotic concentrations that are 50 times the levels used to define bacteria as resistant.
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Sequestered[edit]

  1. shovelnose
    • 2008 April 8, Felicity Barringer, “Hermaphrodite Frogs Found in Suburban Ponds”, New York Times:
      The study is the latest in a decade’s worth of research that has found intersex characteristics in water-dwelling species like sharp-tooth catfish in South Africa, small-mouth bass on the Potomac and shovelnose sturgeon in the Mississippi.
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