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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2009-01-18 issue of the New York Times which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created.

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2009-01-18[edit]

  1. antiheroine
    • 2009 January 18, Charles Isherwood, “Hedda Forever: An Antiheroine for the Ages”, New York Times:
      Since she sprang from the imagination of the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen in 1890, this coldhearted antiheroine has maintained a tight grip on the attention of audiences across the globe, outstripping all the many other complicated women in Ibsen’s oeuvre, even the door-slamming Nora of “A Doll’s House.
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  2. bluecoat
    • 2009 January 18, Ralph Blumenthal, “Re-enactor Is Indicted in Shooting of a Yankee”, New York Times:
      The shot wounded Thomas Lord, a 73-year-old former New York City police officer from Suffolk, Va., and a bluecoat with the Seventh New York Volunteer Cavalry. The group’s roots include a pitched battle against Confederates in the trenches near Suffolk in 1864.
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  3. bootstrappers
    • 2009 January 18, George Vecsey, “A Journey From Ebbets Field to the Steps of the Capitol”, New York Times:
      They were part of a pioneer discussion group in Queens in the late ’40s, intentionally half black, half white — earnest bootstrappers, civil servants, teachers, who discussed novels, the Bible, politics.
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  4. boycotters
    • 2009 January 18, Anthony Lewis, “A New National Scripture”, New York Times:
      As early as 1955, when he was chosen at the age of 26 to lead the boycott of the segregated buses in Montgomery, Ala., he spoke in what Sundquist calls his “ornate metaphorical style,” evident in his first speech to the boycotters.
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  5. boyfriendship
    • 2009 January 18, Katherine Ruppe, “A Guest Star in His Romantic Drama”, New York Times:
      Back home, visions of boyfriendship danced through my head.
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  6. coldhearted
    • 2009 January 18, Charles Isherwood, “Hedda Forever: An Antiheroine for the Ages”, New York Times:
      Since she sprang from the imagination of the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen in 1890, this coldhearted antiheroine has maintained a tight grip on the attention of audiences across the globe, outstripping all the many other complicated women in Ibsen’s oeuvre, even the door-slamming Nora of “A Doll’s House.
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  7. countryish
    • 2009 January 18, Nate Chinen, “Sonic Adventures, From a Cappella to Zydeco”, New York Times:
      In “Beach Baby,” a countryish waltz, and “Babys,” a ballad with an itchy piano underlay, Mr. Vernon conjures thoughts of summertime from a distance. The title track feels better nourished and resides more comfortably in a furtive, wintry mode. But then there’s “Woods,” an a cappella plaint that alludes to Mr. Vernon’s much publicized songwriting sabbatical in a remote Wisconsin cabin:
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  8. crabmeat
    • 2009 January 18, Kris Ensminger, “Bullish on the Cuisine”, New York Times:
      The owners of Urban Lobster, an East Village spot, recently opened this kiosk for lobster, shrimp and crabmeat rolls, New England clam chowder, shrimp and lobster bisque, shrimp cocktails and salads.
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  9. cripplingly
    • 2009 January 18, Robert F. Worth, “Why the Arabs Splinter Over Gaza”, New York Times:
      Arab leaders remain cripplingly divided on how to respond to the crisis, which has left more than 1,100 dead in Gaza.
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  10. echt
    • 2009 January 18, Ross Douthat, “When Buckley Met Reagan”, New York Times:
      An echt Burkean with a snob’s disdain for the contemporary Republican Party , Hart hinted at a road not taken, in which a Buckley-led conservative intelligentsia might have labored to infiltrate and convert the liberal-leaning Eastern Establishment, rather than making common cause with Sunbelt populists, Reagan Democrats and other faintly embarrassing constituencies.
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  11. electability
    • 2009 January 18, David M. Halbfinger And Jeremy W. Peters, “Would-Be Senators Describe Job Interview With the Governor”, New York Times:
      That applicant, the aide said, focused on electability and appeal to voters in all 62 counties of New York, and spoke not only of retaining the seat, but of delivering votes for Mr. Paterson. “We figured that the major frame that he’s looking through in this is his own re-election in 2010,” the aide said.
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  12. fascinators
    • 2009 January 18, Charles Isherwood, “Hedda Forever: An Antiheroine for the Ages”, New York Times:
      A more repellent personality would be hard to imagine, and yet Hedda Gabler is one of the eternal fascinators of the world stage.
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  13. goliaths
    • 2009 January 18, Leslie Kaufman, “Torn Between Green Galas? At Least They’re a Walk Apart”, New York Times:
      The second gala is being held by the International Conservation Caucus Foundation, comprising the goliaths of international and animal wildlife conservation like the Nature Conservancy and the World Wildlife Federation.
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  14. greedmeisters
    • 2009 January 18, Gretchen Morgenson, “The End of Banking as We Know It”, New York Times:
      Instead, a handful of arrogant greedmeisters blew up their institutions and took our economy off the cliff along the way.
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  15. haole
    • 2009 January 18, Lois-ann Yamanaka, “This Man Is an Island”, New York Times:
      And the white guy who ate Rice-A-Roni with butter was the haole who didn’t speak pidgin or eat real rice.
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  16. hardcourts
    • 2009 January 18, Christopher Clarey, “Top-Ranked Men and Women Focused on Australian Open Title”, New York Times:
      To sum up, it is not at all unreasonable for the British to expect great things from Murray this season, particularly on the hardcourts he prefers.
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  17. hypersexualized
    • 2009 January 18, Manohla Dargis And A. O. Scott, “How the Movies Made a President”, New York Times:
      Yet even as he stood as a not-so-benign emblem of black power, erotic and otherwise, the hypersexualized black male also became fodder for white exploitation.
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  18. igloolike
    • 2009 January 18, Lois Smith Brady, “Beth Leachman and Josh Gadbaw”, New York Times:
      Josh Gadbaw formally proposed in June, and they celebrated by kissing under a favorite old maple tree that overhangs a Boulder sidewalk, creating an igloolike enclosure.
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  19. incuriosity
    • 2009 January 18, Ross Douthat, “When Buckley Met Reagan”, New York Times:
      But he wasn’t a model populist because liberal intellectuals disdained him, which is what apologists for Bush’s apparent incuriosity or Palin’s tongue-tied interviews have sometimes tried to claim.
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  20. mesmerizingly
    • 2009 January 18, “Forbidden Nonfruit”, New York Times:
      For decades I believed I suffered singularly, the only child forced to eat an organic-avocado-and-artisanal-cheese sandwich on sprouted-whole-grain bread while others gorged on glories like Twizzlers and M&M’s or sandwiches floating on wondrous Wonder bread, so mesmerizingly squishy and soft.
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  21. microbrews
    • 2009 January 18, Lois Smith Brady, “Beth Leachman and Josh Gadbaw”, New York Times:
      Weeks later at a staff campout, he arrived with his guitar, harmonica and some interesting microbrews.
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  22. microindustries
    • 2009 January 18, Alex Williams, “When the Action Moves On”, New York Times:
      Also being shed are some of those colorful and slightly absurd microindustries — de-cluttering consultants, aroma therapy for pets — that sprouted in recent years by catering to the well-heeled, said Caitlin Zaloom, an assistant professor of social and cultural analysis at New York University who studied the culture of the Wall Street boom.
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  23. minislump
    • 2009 January 18, Jonathan Abrams, “In Return to Form, Celtics Rout Nets Again”, New York Times:
      There might have been some bumps in the road and some weaving and bobbing along their path toward defending their championship, but the Boston Celtics appear to have emerged from their minislump relatively unscathed.
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  24. misfortunate
    • 2009 January 18, Aleksandar Hemon, “United States of Chicago”, New York Times:
      It quickly became clear to me that I would have to make the transition from being a misfortunate tourist to being a Chicagoan, and my Sarajevan urban instincts compelled me to seek the ways in which I would attach myself to the city and make it my adopted hometown.
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  25. multipaned
    • 2009 January 18, Christopher Gray, “Meet Me Under the Gobbling Gargoyles”, New York Times:
      The Real Estate Record and Guide said it was reminiscent of “the old English house,” with flanking wings, a central court and multipaned windows.
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  26. nonanglers
    • 2009 January 18, Hilary Howard, “Cruising Patagonia”, New York Times:
      The trip starts at $17,850 a person (or $12,138 for nonanglers) and includes all meals, an open bar on the ship, spa access, lectures, wine tasting, guided excursions, and ground transfers to and from the airport; it does not include airfare to Puerto Montt.
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  27. nonblack
    • 2009 January 18, Robert S. Boynton, “Demographics and Destiny”, New York Times:
      � Axelrod describes Obama’s “race-neutral strategy as quite simply “a function of math”: electing an African-American in a country where African-Americans make up 13 percent of the population required a candidate who appealed to nonblack ­voters.
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  28. nonplayers
  29. nonvintage
    • 2009 January 18, Howard G. Goldberg, “The Brief Life of a Charmer”, New York Times:
      Hidalgo’s nonvintage La Gitana manzanilla, a favorite aperitif in Spain, is so delicate that an opened 500-milliliter bottle stays zippy only two days when refrigerated.
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  30. oceanview
    • 2009 January 18, Hilary Howard, “Cozumel Makes Weddings Easier”, New York Times:
      Several Cozumel wedding packages are available, including the InterContinental Mayan Ceremony for $2,000, which features a shaman who will preside over the ceremony, a wedding coordinator, a beachfront ceremony, the décor and a photographer ( www.intercontinentalcozumel.com ); El Cozumeleño Resort’s wedding package for $990 (or free if you reserve 12 oceanview rooms for four consecutive nights), which includes a coordinator, the ceremony, the license, the décor and a dinner for up to 10 people ( www.elcozumeleno.com ); and Diamond Orchid Wedding’s Pearl Rose package starting at $1,560, which includes transportation to a private island for the ceremony, the décor, a photographer and a bartender ( www.diamondorchidweddings.com ).
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  31. overstaffed
  32. pacesetting
    • 2009 January 18, Nate Chinen, “Sonic Adventures, From a Cappella to Zydeco”, New York Times:
      There’s no dearth of two-step and zydeco rhythm on “Alligator Purse” (Yep Roc), an upbeat new release by BeauSoleil, the pacesetting Cajun-revivalist band.
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  33. paratransit
    • 2009 January 18, Gregory Beyer, “For Disabled Riders, New Bumps in the Road”, New York Times:
      So about twice a week, he calls a day in advance to arrange a trip — to a restaurant, to a concert or to one of his many doctors’ appointments — through Access-a-Ride , the city’s door-to-door paratransit service for the elderly and the disabled.
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  34. pathologized
    • 2009 January 18, Elsa Dixler, “Paperback Row”, New York Times:
      Thus, Lane argues in this well-researched but controversial book, ordinary shyness was pathologized, to the detriment, especially, of children and teenagers.
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  35. peletons
    • 2009 January 18, Christopher Clarey, “Armstrong Returns to Riding With a Purpose”, New York Times:
      It is a tribute to the past of bicycle racing and is full of antique equipment, faded photographs and videos of sprints and peletons past.
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  36. postbaccalaureate
    • 2009 January 18, “Maria Lapointe and Samuel Hodas”, New York Times:
      She graduated from Wellesley and received a certificate in postbaccalaureate premedical studies from Georgetown.
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  37. preconstruction
    • 2009 January 18, Sean D. Hamill, “Land Deal Is Reached for a 9/11 Memorial”, New York Times:
      Another part of the agreement will also immediately allow the park service to have access to the land, even before the condemnation suit is filed, which will allow preconstruction work, like soil sampling and surveying, to take place.
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  38. prepublication
    • 2009 January 18, Robert S. Boynton, “Demographics and Destiny”, New York Times:
      The book received a flash of prepublication publicity in October when supporters of Senator John McCain cited it as evidence that Ifill, the managing editor and moderator for “Washington Week” on PBS and a senior correspondent for “The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer ,” was too partisan to moderate the vice- presidential debate between Joseph Biden and Sarah Palin .
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  39. prequalified
    • 2009 January 18, Marcelle S. Fischler, “A Windfall for (Some) Buyers”, New York Times:
      Applicants receive debt and mortgage counseling, and are prequalified for mortgages.
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  40. pristinely
    • 2009 January 18, Allan Kozinn, “Under the Influence, or Providing It”, New York Times:
      On this richly rewarding CD by the Dutch chamber choir Cappella Amsterdam, Daniel Reuss leads a broadly paced, pristinely voiced rendition, enhanced by an atmospheric yet finely detailed recording.
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  41. rechanneled
    • 2009 January 18, Nicholas D. Kristof, “Win a Trip You Won’t Forget”, New York Times:
      I wondered how some of that compassion for a hawk could be rechanneled to help human beings like those I had just seen dying in Darfur.
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  42. reductiveness
    • 2009 January 18, Charles Isherwood, “Hedda Forever: An Antiheroine for the Ages”, New York Times:
      That way lies reductiveness.
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  43. replenishable
  44. resegregating
    • 2009 January 18, Linda Greenhouse, “Two Stars, Meeting Across a Bible”, New York Times:
      “The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to stop discriminating on the basis of race,” was his uncomplicated explanation in a 2007 opinion on why Louisville and Seattle could not constitutionally use student assignments to keep their public schools from resegregating after finally having achieved a measure of integration.
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  45. rues
    • 2009 January 18, “Passion in the Desert”, New York Times:
      When a young woman named Patricia, who has joined Somerville’s expedition fresh out of Cambridge, rues the “contrary spirit of dismemberment” that threatens the archaeologists, who are trying to “put things together, make sense of things, add to the sense of human community,” her sentiment soars above the narrative.
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  46. seasonlong
    • 2009 January 18, Christopher Clarey, “Armstrong Returns to Riding With a Purpose”, New York Times:
      Armstrong reaffirmed that he is, above all, interested in making seasonlong use of his bully pulpit to promote the worldwide fight against cancer.
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  47. semipermanent
    • 2009 January 18, Seth Mydans, “Thailand Is Accused of Rejecting Migrants”, New York Times:
      Although tens of thousands of refugees now live in semipermanent camps along the Thai border with Myanmar, some of them are periodically forced back against their will.
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  48. spreadingness
    • 2009 January 18, Art Winslow, “Ordinary Madness”, New York Times:
      � Indeed, the “very cleverness and spreadingness of murder” may have gathered her father within its compass; his death by hanging is a fate she has brooded over for more than 80 years, despite a priest’s assurance that “grief is two years long.
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  49. sublessor
  50. syrah
    • 2009 January 18, Leslie Kaufman, “Torn Between Green Galas? At Least They’re a Walk Apart”, New York Times:
      There will be organic beer from Anheuser-Busch and Six Gill syrah and Great White chardonnay from Shark Trust Wines, which gives 10 percent of its proceeds to help the endangered marine predators.
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  51. tetchiness
    • 2009 January 18, Charles Isherwood, “Hedda Forever: An Antiheroine for the Ages”, New York Times:
      (A metaphorical baby, that is.) Through it all she exudes tetchiness, weariness and a general contempt for everything in sight.
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  52. unachieved
    • 2009 January 18, Alan Brinkley, “‘This Is Our Moment’”, New York Times:
      Among them are the unachieved Clinton-era idea of mandatory national service, a watered-down proposal for universal health care for children only, a plan for supporting college costs for middle-class families.
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  53. unelectably
    • 2009 January 18, Stephen Pollard, “Thatcher’s Legacy”, New York Times:
      Thatcher won her three elections not because the public embraced a moral crusade from the right but because she was seen as being closest to the center, in contrast to an unelectably left-wing Labor Party.
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  54. unrenovated
    • 2009 January 18, Josh Barbanel, “For the Brave, the Moment Is Now”, New York Times:
      At three tenement buildings on West 107th Street last weekend, buyers shuffled past one another as they climbed the narrow staircases, often up to the fifth floor, to look at newly renovated two-bedroom apartments in otherwise unrenovated buildings.
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  1. hapa - hwc entry created
    • 2009 January 18, Lois-ann Yamanaka, “This Man Is an Island”, New York Times:
      The hapa (half-blooded) babies fathered by military guys who promptly left.
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  2. pake - hwc entry created
    • 2009 January 18, Lois-ann Yamanaka, “This Man Is an Island”, New York Times:
      There was the pake (Chinese) girl who took calculus at the community college senior year.
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  3. portagee
    • 2009 January 18, Lois-ann Yamanaka, “This Man Is an Island”, New York Times:
      The bukbuk (Filipino), the yobo (Korean), the borinque (Puerto Rican), the portagee (Portuguese).
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  4. borinque
    • 2009 January 18, Lois-ann Yamanaka, “This Man Is an Island”, New York Times:
      The bukbuk (Filipino), the yobo (Korean), the borinque (Puerto Rican), the portagee (Portuguese).
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  5. bukbuk
    • 2009 January 18, Lois-ann Yamanaka, “This Man Is an Island”, New York Times:
      The bukbuk (Filipino), the yobo (Korean), the borinque (Puerto Rican), the portagee (Portuguese).
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  6. goonggoong
    • 2009 January 18, Lois-ann Yamanaka, “This Man Is an Island”, New York Times:
      No missionary ancestors, no wealthy Chinese popo and goonggoong giving him $100 lee see for being No. 1 grandson, no powerful government official Uncle Kazu who could pull strings for an easy state job counting bridges on the civil engineers’ planning maps. The other students probably called him “the popolo guy in student gov,” popolo being the word for black nightshade.
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