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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2008-05-21 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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103310 tokens ‧ 76060 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 8929 types ‧ 21 (~ 0.235%) words before cleaning ‧ 

2008-05-21[edit]

  1. billboardesque
    • 2008 May 21, Rebecca Cathcart, “A Developer’s Unusual Plan for Bright Lights, Inspired by a Dark Film”, New York Times:
      The area already has plenty of loud billboards and klieg lights that have drawn complaints from some neighborhood groups, so the city is concerned about anything billboardesque. Mr. Astani’s application to build the LED panels is undergoing an environmental review by city planning officials.
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  2. cannolo *
  3. chronophotography
    • 2008 May 21, Melena Ryzik, “Telescope Takes a Long View, to London”, New York Times:
      And since he studies 19th-century chronophotography — sometimes called precinema or pre-cinematography — for his day job as a professor of animation at London Metropolitan University, he knew where (and when) to begin looking for model machinery.
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  4. confits
    • 2008 May 21, Melissa Clark, “Importing a Spanish Spring”, New York Times:
      Ms. von Bremzen’s recipe showed me how to simplify some of the labor-intensive steps that Ms. Ossó mentioned, like making confits of garlic and tomato.
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  5. ecofriendliness
    • 2008 May 21, Paul Sullivan, “The Goal Is to Do the Right Thing”, New York Times:
      In the early 1990s, she worked in the New York State attorney general’s office policing bogus claims of ecofriendliness during Green I.
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  6. ecosheen
    • 2008 May 21, Paul Sullivan, “The Goal Is to Do the Right Thing”, New York Times:
      Companies like PlanetTran and Dropps are trying to give an ecosheen to such historically ungreen industries as airport livery service and detergent.
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  7. elotes
    • 2008 May 21, Peter Meehan, “Treats for the Treasure Hunters”, New York Times:
      But the Vaquero family were the only Red Hook vendors on hand, serving up elotes, the Mexican grilled ears of corn impaled on sticks and slathered with the unlikely trifecta of mayo, cheese and chili powder ($3).
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  8. houseware
    • 2008 May 21, Katie Zezima, “Plastic Finds a Second Life and Skirts the Dump”, New York Times:
      Recycline, a company founded here in 1996, transforms recycled plastic into toothbrushes, razors, colanders, cutting boards and other personal-care and houseware items that can all be sent back to the company — in postpaid mailers — and recycled again.
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  9. iridotomy
    • 2008 May 21, Jeremy W. Peters, “Paterson Undergoes Eye Surgery for Glaucoma”, New York Times:
      Doctors located the buildup in Mr. Paterson’s left eye and performed an iridotomy, which relieved the pressure and allowed the fluid to drain.
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  10. masa *
    • 2008 May 21, The New York Times, “Cabrito and the Redhead”, New York Times:
      Guacamole is pointless and expensive here; huaraches, ovals of corn masa with the same toppings as the tacos — tongue, dried beef, skirt steak — are clunky and tasteless, like Earth Shoes rather than espadrilles.
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  11. overdilute
  12. overregulation
    • 2008 May 21, Charles Duhigg, “The Risks of Rescuing Borrowers”, New York Times:
      Those concerns were reflected by executives at the companies themselves, who released statements on Tuesday warning about the adverse effects of overregulation, and by shareholders, who slightly pushed down the price of both companies’ stocks.
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  13. precinema
    • 2008 May 21, Melena Ryzik, “Telescope Takes a Long View, to London”, New York Times:
      And since he studies 19th-century chronophotography — sometimes called precinema or pre-cinematography — for his day job as a professor of animation at London Metropolitan University, he knew where (and when) to begin looking for model machinery.
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  14. reopener
    • 2008 May 21, Christine Hauser, “Seeking Raise, Firefighters Will Reopen Contract”, New York Times:
      The sanitation union has a reopener clause in its contract running from November 2002 through March 2007, with a 5 percent raise in the first and second years, a 3 percent raise in the third year and a 3.15 percent raise in the fourth.
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  15. scarfability
    • 2008 May 21, Peter Meehan, “Treats for the Treasure Hunters”, New York Times:
      Their presence and the utter scarfability of their elotes give me faith in Mr. Demby’s assurances that that both pupusas and huaraches will be present and accounted for starting Sunday.
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  16. sirahs
    • 2008 May 21, Eric Asimov, “Mondavi’s Legacy: Reinventing Napa Valley”, New York Times:
      But like many others of their era, the Mondavis made all sorts of wine, from petite sirahs and zinfandels to pinot noirs and chardonnays, jug wines of indefinite origin to top-notch cabernet sauvignons. Mr. Mondavi coined the term fumé blanc, giving life to the stagnant sales of his sauvignon blanc wines, which remain highly popular. Mr. Mondavi made many good, consistently drinkable wines in all price ranges.
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  17. softbox
    • 2008 May 21, Eric Konigsberg, “A Chronicler of Night-Life Melancholy, Looking for Contradictory Layers”, New York Times:
      He leaped into action, snapping pictures of the two young women who were being paid to dance on the bar in underwear and cutoff shorts and encouraging them to mug for the camera. Mr. Tamindzic, a lanky 6 feet 3 inches tall, all legs and elbows, was purposeful and obvious, with a hefty Canon EOS 5D camera in one hand and a LumiQuest softbox flash in the other (to throw up a noirish, crime-scene photographer’s burst of intense light).
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  18. tripbal
    • 2008 May 21, John Tagliabue, “In Netherlands, Soccer Is King, but Baseball Eyes Crown”, New York Times:
      Indeed, some Dutch fans, like Mr. van Nes, speculate that baseball could be a descendant of the Dutch game of tripbal, now extinct, that the Pilgrim Fathers may have taken with them when they left the Netherlands for America.
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  19. uncollectible
  20. unlived
    • 2008 May 21, Manohla Dargis, “A California of Noir Shadows and Blood”, New York Times:
      Michael Straczynski’s screenplay, which draws from the historical record, feels similarly unlived in, particularly when it comes to Christine.
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Sequestered[edit]

  1. sandies
    • 2008 May 21, The New York Times, “Cabrito and the Redhead”, New York Times:
      Ms. Grace baked soft pretzels, Pennsylvania style, to go with grilled Texas sausages, and pecan sandies to eat with butterscotch pudding.
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