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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2008-05-14 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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91085 tokens ‧ 66706 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 8344 types ‧ 18 (~ 0.216%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. acronymic
    • 2008 May 14, Michiko Kakutani, “How Abu Ghraib Became the Anything-Goes Prison”, New York Times:
      What “Standard Operating Procedure,” the book, does do, however, and does with remarkable power, is conjure the atmosphere and conditions at Abu Ghraib that existed during the period in which the photographed abuses occurred. Mr. Gourevitch says that in the acronymic slang derived from the military’s phonetic alphabet (Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta ...), the term “Charlie Foxtrot” refers to a profane expression for “a hopeless entanglement of rudderless forces,” and he quotes Tim Dugan, a civilian interrogator at Abu Ghraib, as saying: “It was Charlie Foxtrot without a doubt — without a doubt.
  2. candyland
    • 2008 May 14, Anne Mendelson, “A Is for Amandine: A List for Beginners”, New York Times:
      You’ll see works variously addressed to middle-schoolers or children too young to read, invitations to candyland or “The Greatest Cookies Ever,” edible science projects, little girls’ tea-party books, can-opener compilations that might have stepped out of the year 1952.
  3. debearded
  4. garganega
    • 2008 May 14, Eric Asimov, “Soave Challenges Its Easy Image”, New York Times:
      They focused their efforts on the garganega grape, the most interesting of the Soave blend, rather than on the dull trebbiano Toscano.
  5. interracialism
  6. noncable
  7. nonpetroleum
    • 2008 May 14, Reuters, “April Retail Sales Dipped, but Some Sectors Held Up”, New York Times:
      The Labor Department said import prices climbed 1.8 percent in April as prices for both petroleum and nonpetroleum products climbed, feeding worries about the potential for inflation.
  8. raviolini
    • 2008 May 14, Florence Fabricant, “Off the Menu”, New York Times:
      His Italian menu features inventive touches: ricotta raviolini with squash blossoms and anchovy butter, boneless osso buco with saffron parmigiano orzo.
  9. trendless
  10. verdicchio
    • 2008 May 14, Eric Asimov, “Soave Challenges Its Easy Image”, New York Times:
      In fact, new rules for the Soave Classico appellation, which covers the best hillside vineyards, prohibited the trebbiano Toscano and required that Soave Classico be at least 70 percent garganega, with the remaining 30 percent made up of pinot bianco, chardonnay or trebbiano di Soave, the local name for verdicchio.


  1. cheaping
    • 2008 May 14, Michael Barbaro, “Discounters Fared Well in Quarter”, New York Times:
      “People are cheaping out, and retailers that sell discretionary products at full prices are having a very tough time,” Mr. Dreher said.