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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2009-01-25 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 January 25, Jennifer Schuessler, “Inside the List”, New York Times:add
- Considering the animal rights movement, Grandin — who has drawn on her insights as an autistic person to design chutes that keep cattle calm before slaughter and developed a monitoring system for McDonald’s — writes: “I think people in general are becoming abstractified.
2009 January 25, Anna Kisselgoff, “Nora Kovach, Ballerina Who Defected From Hungary, Is Dead at 77”, New York Times:add
- 10, 1954, in New York, “and the flourishes which introduce, pepper and conclude a particular daring passage have a circusy air about them.
2009 January 25, Roy Hoffman, “Southern Comfort”, New York Times:add
- His observations on America’s caste system are cleareyed — “Drop me anywhere else in America and I’m hick on a stick” — but his interior life is less engaging than that of the novel’s most complex character, a political consultant whose moral questioning adds depth to this account of big dreams gone awry.
2009 January 25, Randy Kennedy, “Outlaws at the Art Museum (and Not for a Heist)”, New York Times:add
- A collaged poster of it had just entered the collection along with portraits by artists like Gilbert Stuart (George Washington), Norman Rockwell ( Richard Nixon ) and Elaine de Kooning (John Kennedy).
2009 January 25, Jennifer Schuessler, “Sad Men”, New York Times:add
- Instead of individuals searching for authenticity, we are “intraviduals” defined by shifting personas and really cool electronics, which help us manage “the myriad data streams, impulses, desires and even consciousnesses that we experience in our heads as we navigate multiple worlds.”
2009 January 25, Christopher Clarey, “Top-Seeded Jankovic Falls Without a Fight”, New York Times:add
- She stands just a little over 5-foot-6, but her two-handed ground strokes off both wings, inspired by the four-time Australian Open champion Monica Seles , allow her to create sharp angles and counterpunching power.
2009 January 25, Jan Hoffman, “Working Hard to Look Busy”, New York Times:add
- In fact, cyberloafing the nonwork-related use of computers by employees often gives temporary cover to those who want to appear busy, if they can master the furrowed brow, the studious squint at the monitor (while bidding on eBay ).
2009 January 25, Pankaj Mishra, “The Bonfire of China’s Vanities”, New York Times:add
- Though official repression of the memory of Tiananmen has ensured that few young Chinese know much about the struggles for democracy waged in the 1980s, cybersavvy youth of the kind we were surrounded by are still likely to take a sternly nationalistic line with a Chinese writer or intellectual criticizing the events of June 1989 to a foreigner.
2009 January 25, Terrence Rafferty, “Cinema’s Sisterhood of Spookiness”, New York Times:add
- Even so, the facts of Jin-ju’s life as they emerge in the course of unraveling the mystery tell a terrible story of teenage friendlessness and alienation, of the fears we felt when we were young and our senses were charged.
2009 January 25, Colin Moynihan, “A Project Documents Inauguration Day, in Washington and Across the Globe”, New York Times:add
- Some of the results resemble haikus.
2009 January 25, Bruce Weber, “Jim Horne, a Familiar Face in Ads From the 1950s, Dies at 91”, New York Times:add
- Well, maybe one does: a jokey shot taken in 1953 (whose rights he signed away), showing him with a sour, headachey expression of generic woe; it has been used dozens of times, even in the last decade, in ads for aspirin, tax services, hangover remedies and other stress relievers.
2009 January 25, Lee Siegel, “No Exit”, New York Times:add
- Holed up on an obscure island somewhere in Britain, physically broken from the torture, cared for by a young runaway in flight from her vicious, pimpish boyfriend, who also happens to be a British cop, Rose scours human existence for meaning: “It astonished him that those around him went about their business as if the world — as if being alive — was uncomplicated and unmysterious.”
- ponied up
2009 January 25, Frank Rich, “No Time for Poetry”, New York Times:add
- Only then did we learn that he doled out billions in secret, last-minute bonuses to his staff last month, just before Bank of America took over and just before the government ponied up a second bailout to cover Merrill’s unexpected $15 billion fourth-quarter loss.
2009 January 25, Michael Winerip, “They Warned You About Us”, New York Times:add
- “Boomer” has gotten such a bum rap that even our new president, who is a clear-cut boomer demographically (the boom years ran through 1964), has sought to link himself to a younger generation with a postboomer mentality, one that types with its thumbs to communicate and is not tainted by the cultural wars of the 1960s.
2009 January 25, Brooks Barnes, “Suddenly, Hollywood Seems a Conservative Investment”, New York Times:add
- It manages risk to investors through a variety of routes: preselling its films to foreign distributors, casting commercially tested actors, taking advantage of state tax incentives for filming.
2009 January 25, Sam Tanenhaus, “A Fumbled Handoff of the Torch”, New York Times:add
- And in scorekeeping terms the Republican Bushes have set a new standard for monopolizing high office their string of victories now includes three presidential terms, two vice-presidential ones and a pair of governorships in two politically important states (Florida and Texas).
2009 January 25, Sarah Lyall, “Is That You, Sherlock?”, New York Times:add
- That Holmes occasionally wielded guns, leapt out of carriages and rushed through the fog with Errol Flynnesque panache, but mostly he was a giant brain inside a tweed suit, sexlessly debonair in the way Hollywood liked its leading men in the 1930s and 1940s.
2009 January 25, Matthew L. Wald, “Identifying the Bird After a Strike, When Not Much Bird Is Left”, New York Times:add
- Arriving mostly in sealed plastic bags, these included birds’ feet, whole feathers or tiny bits of down, and pulverized bird guts, known as snarge.
2009 January 25, William Safire, “Cramdown”, New York Times:add
- This year’s proposed legislation would allow bankruptcy judges to modify mortgage loans for homeowners facing foreclosure, in effect imposing the revision on the less-than-popular lenders, much as Chaworth said in 1668, though only with the force of law and not with a sworde.
2009 January 25, Toni Bentley, “Appraising Grace”, New York Times:add
- If you can wade through Volynsky’s sometimes dense but always hugely entertaining and surprising text, you will never look at a toeshoe, a tiara or a tendu, not to mention an entire ballerina sporting all of the above, in the same way again.
2009 January 25, Felicity Barringer, “Exposed to Solvent, Worker Faces Hurdles”, New York Times:add
- Abney, now sidelined by Parkinson’s, had spent more than two decades up to his elbows in a drum of the solvent, trichloroethylene, while he cleaned metal piping at a now-shuttered Dresser Industries plant here.
2009 January 25, Celia Mcgee, “Approaching Brecht, by Way of Africa”, New York Times:add
- But when the playwright Lynn Nottage spoke the first two words of the title to Congolese women in the refugee camps of Uganda in 2004, she said, they repeated them in such a way that the words became woundingly new.
2009 January 25, Ken Johnson, “The Image Is Erotic. But Is It Art?”, New York Times:add
- In the early ’90s Lisa Yuskavage’s erotic fantasy pictures of nubile half-naked young women made their debut, and not long after that John Currin moved from painting yearbookish images of anonymous girls to painting outrageously goofy pictures of women with ridiculously oversize breasts.
2009 January 25, Gregory Beyer, “As No. 44 Arrives, a Park for No. 32?”, New York Times:add
- The project will eventually comprise 150 littleleaf linden trees arranged in two rows flanking a sloped lawn, culminating in a three-sided granite structure housing a bust of Roosevelt, and engraved with his Four Freedoms, as articulated in a 1941 speech.