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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2009-02-02 issue of the New York Times which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-02-02).

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  1. clawhammer
  2. jurovalsar
    • 2009 February 2, Dan Bilefsky, “Battle Royal Over Chief for a Czech State of Mind”, New York Times:
      The kingdom has the requisites of authentic statehood, including a currency called the jurovalsar; consulates in the Arctic Circle and Togo; a Royal Wallachian Navy , consisting of 40 wooden canoes; a bright yellow Communist-era limousine for use by visiting dignitaries; and a burgundy passport, covered with a picture of the pagan god Radegast, that Mr. Harabis says he has used to cross the border from Canada to Alaska.
  3. masterpoints
    • 2009 February 2, Phillip Alder, “A Teacher’s Final Lesson”, New York Times:
      He also captured numerous regional and sectional titles, accumulating 18,202.10 masterpoints.
  4. melismas
  5. minisheath
    • 2009 February 2, Alessandra Stanley, “They Float Like the Clouds on Air Do, They Enjoy ...”, New York Times:
      When a contestant presents himself in a silver-festooned, crotch-skimming minisheath, Mr. Mackie has sage advice: “I think you could have come lower in the front.”
  6. multisurface
  7. outmuscled
    • 2009 February 2, The New York Times, “New CDs”, New York Times:
      And on “Beautiful World,” with the invigorating alt-country singer Patty Griffin, he is outmuscled.
  8. overreliance
  9. postmatch
    • 2009 February 2, Christopher Clarey, “Nadal Defeats a Tearful Federer in Australia”, New York Times:
      In the postmatch ceremony, Federer choked up after receiving the runner-up plate from one of his idols, Rod Laver, and was unable to get more than a few sentences into his speech before he began to cry in earnest.
  10. shellings
    • 2009 February 2, Somini Sengupta, “Over 7 Killed by Shelling at a Sri Lanka Hospital”, New York Times:
      The shellings came as the Sri Lankan military pushed further into a small corner of the island controlled by separatist guerrillas, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam , their last redoubt in one of the world’s longest-running civil wars.
  11. smolderer
    • 2009 February 2, The New York Times, “New CDs”, New York Times:
      Besides, when Mr. Bentley sticks to old strengths, he sounds comfortable. e. I Wanna Make You Close Your Eyes” is a slow smolderer in the vein of his 2005 hit “Come a Little Closer,” and on the sad-sack “I Can’t Forget Her” (recorded by Clay Walker, in 2003) he adopts some of the unhurried charm of the temperate country superstar George Strait .
  12. supergraphic
    • 2009 February 2, Rebecca Cathcart, “Los Angeles Steps Up Fight on Large Ads”, New York Times:
      LOS ANGELES — This city has opened a new front in its longstanding battle with billboard companies, ordering building owners to remove so-called supergraphic signs, enormous advertisements draped across multistory structures, after deeming them fire hazards.
  13. unbroadcast
    • 2009 February 2, Brian Stelter, “To Relive the Inauguration, a Wave of Network DVDs”, New York Times:
      Later this month it will release what it calls a DVD “time capsule” with “60 Minutes” reports about Mr. Obama, unbroadcast interviews and two hours’ worth of his speeches.