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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2009-03-17 issue of the New York Times which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-03-17).

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  1. acroterion
    • 2009 March 17, Elisabetta Povoledo, “Danish Museum Resists Return of Disputed Artifacts”, New York Times:
      They include an acroterion, or pediment decoration, of a winged sphinx; an Etruscan terra cotta antefix, or roof ornament, similar to one returned by the Getty last year; and terra cotta reliefs of warriors on horseback.
  2. antispasticity
    • 2009 March 17, Donald G. Mcneil Jr., “After a Stroke, Freeing Muscles With Botox”, New York Times:
      And most neurologists are in the habit of prescribing antispasticity drugs like tizanidine and baclofen, which are oral and inexpensive, but which cause drowsiness and weaken every muscle in the body, not just the target ones.
  3. bromances
    • 2009 March 17, Mike Hale, “An Opportunity to Hype (and Mock) Indie Bands”, New York Times:
      A few last notes on the television Josh Schwartz versus the online Josh Schwartz: In its early going “Rockville, CA” lacks the languorous homoerotic charge of “The OC” and “Gossip Girl”; maybe bashful bromances just take too much time to develop.
  4. calesse *
  5. cockaded
    • 2009 March 17, Liz Galst, “On Business, but Checking Out the Local Airborne Fauna”, New York Times:
      Once, when required to choose between trips to New York City, Los Angeles or Birmingham, Ala., she picked Birmingham for the possibility of viewing the endangered red cockaded woodpecker, resident at nearby Talladega National Forest.
  6. dystonias
    • 2009 March 17, Elissa Ely, M.D., “From Bipolar Darkness, the Empathy to Be a Doctor”, New York Times:
      She specializes in deep brain stimulation; electrodes are implanted in the brain to treat Parkinson’s disease , tremors, dystonias and depressions.
  7. feare
    • 2009 March 17, Michiko Kakutani, “An Explorer Drawn to, and Eventually Swallowed by, the Amazon”, New York Times:
      The Amazon was regarded by many as a paradigm of Thomas Hobbes’s state of nature, where there are “no Arts; no Letters; no Society,” only “continuall feare, and danger of violent death,” and Fawcett himself viewed the legend of El Dorado (the conquistadors’ dream of a city of gold, which had already claimed so many lives) as an “exaggerated romance.”
  8. incompliance
    • 2009 March 17, Bloomberg News, “Mexico: Tariffs Placed on U.S. Goods”, New York Times:
      The measure was taken “for the incompliance of the country in its agreements regarding transport under the North American Free Trade Agreement ,” Mr. Ruiz, left, said.
  9. interborough
    • 2009 March 17, Nicholas Confessore, “Senate Said to Be Mulling Stopgap Rescue of M.T.A.”, New York Times:
      Long the third rail of interborough politics in New York City, the tolls were at the heart of a comprehensive plan drafted by Richard Ravitch , a former authority chairman, to stave off severe service cuts and fare increases for the city’s subways and buses.
  10. midset
  11. nonbirders
  12. nonbirding
  13. osteogenic
  14. ouverture *
    • 2009 March 17, Allan Kozinn, “From the Austrian Court, Impersonations in Sound”, New York Times:
      An ouverture (or suite) by Johann Joseph Fux, from around 1700, mixed similar if more stylized tone painting (birds, in this case) among more conventional dance movements.
  15. overaccomplishment
    • 2009 March 17, Elissa Ely, M.D., “From Bipolar Darkness, the Empathy to Be a Doctor”, New York Times:
      — By 35, Dr. Alice W. Flaherty had led a life of traditional overaccomplishment: undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard , a Ph.D. in neuroscience from M.I.T. , research in movement disorders, articles in leading neurological journals.
  16. overpour
    • 2009 March 17, Tara Parker-Pope, “Who’s Cooking? (For Health, It Matters)”, New York Times:
      For example, beverages other than water should be served in tall, skinny glasses; studies show that even professional bartenders overpour when the glass is short and wide.
  17. overstructured
    • 2009 March 17, Natalie Angier, “In One Ear and Out the Other”, New York Times:
      “From an acoustical perspective, music is an overstructured language, which the brain invented and which the brain loves to hear.”
  18. reimagination
    • 2009 March 17, Alan Feuer, “They’ve Seen the Future and Dislike the Present”, New York Times:
      The evening, which began at 7 with a two-hour critique of monetary economics, became by midnight a utopian presentation of a money-free and computer-driven vision of the future, a wholesale reimagination of civilization, as if Karl Marx and Carl Sagan had hired John Lennon from his “Imagine” days to do no less than redesign the underlying structures of planetary life.
  19. squidlike
    • 2009 March 17, John Noble Wilford, “From Arctic Soil, Fossils of a Goliath That Ruled the Jurassic Seas”, New York Times:
      Pliosaurs preyed on fish, squidlike animals and other marine reptiles, including smaller relatives, the long-necked pleisosaurs, and another common sea reptile, ichthyosaurs, which superficially resemble the modern dolphin.
  20. unironically
    • 2009 March 17, Alan Feuer, “They’ve Seen the Future and Dislike the Present”, New York Times:
      There, in the crowd, was Jacque Fresco , an industrial designer and the engineering guru of what people unironically called “the movement.” Mr. Fresco, an elfin 93-year-old, sat beside his partner, Roxanne Meadows, smiling self-effacingly.


  1. pronator
    • 2009 March 17, Donald G. Mcneil Jr., “After a Stroke, Freeing Muscles With Botox”, New York Times:
      Dr. Simpson, who gets financing from three botulinum toxin producers — Allergan, which makes Botox; Solstice Neurosciences, which makes Myobloc; and Merz Pharmaceuticals, which makes Xeomin — is teaching residents how to find the harder-to-reach muscles, like the flexor pollicus brevis, which bends the thumb, and the pronator quadratus, which rotates the wrist.