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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words, lacking English entries in the English Wiktionary as of the most recent database dump, found in the 2007-12-24 issue of the New York Times (2009-02-26).

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69598 tokens ‧ 51079 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 7372 types ‧ 23 (~ 0.312%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. afterschool
    • 2007 December 24, Kari Haskell, “A Party Where Hope Eclipses Stress of the Season”, New York Times:
      Usually the youngsters who participate in the Shorefront YM-YWHA-sponsored afterschool program in Brighton Beach are getting homework help or playing in the gym after classes.
  2. balladeering
    • 2007 December 24, Bernard Holland, “I Hear America Dancing, and the Sound Is Just Like Tap Shoes”, New York Times:
      The Broadway musical is no longer on the all-American list, having more or less abandoned music altogether: its one-size-fits-all balladeering has devolved into a drabness by which a song in one show can be substituted for one in another without anybody noticing.
  3. blugging
    • 2007 December 24, Noam Cohen, “Blog, Blug. To the Writer Doris Lessing, Its Whatever.”, New York Times:
      We never once stopped to ask, How are we, our minds, going to change with the new Internet, which has seduced a whole generation into its inanities so that even quite reasonable people will confess that once they are hooked, it is hard to cut free, and they may find a whole day has passed in blogging and blugging etc.?
  4. bubblelike
    • 2007 December 24, Joseph Kahn, “Chinese Unveil Mammoth Arts Center”, New York Times:
      His bubblelike soaring glass dome encloses several performance spaces and is suspended above a shallow pool.
  5. canticas
  6. disappointedly
    • 2007 December 24, “The Metropolitan Diary”, New York Times:
      We passed a young woman who, clutching the current program brochure she had just read, cried out disappointedly to her friends, There arent any dinosaurs here!
  7. eyelike
    • 2007 December 24, Roberta Smith, “Michael Tetherow, 65, Abstract Symbolist Artist, Is Dead”, New York Times:
      But his art had a Symbolist side as well, especially in the 1970s and early 80s, when his large, thickly worked monochromes had eyelike ovals, either cut or painted, that stared out from their centers.
  8. headcheese
    • 2007 December 24, Kate Colquhoun, “A Dessert With a Past”, New York Times:
      Gradually, along with brawn (headcheese), boars head and mince pies, puddings became favorites for the celebration of Twelfth Night, the end of the Christmas season.
  9. knuckling
    • 2007 December 24, Lynn Zinser, “Struggling Rangers Cant Stop Senators”, New York Times:
      The Senators were not generating much offense until a neutral-zone turnover ended up in a strange, knuckling shot by center Jason Spezza that eluded Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist to tie the score at 16:18 of the first.
  10. minisummit
  11. nonfloral
    • 2007 December 24, Bob Tedeschi, “Santa Is Packing More Sofas and Less Jewelry”, New York Times:
      And although flower sales are generally immune to macroeconomic conditions, he said nonfloral gifts could be suppressing his categorys sales.
  12. pettable
    • 2007 December 24, Saul Hansell, “Bits”, New York Times:
      This is pettable technology, said Clay Shirky, an adjunct professor at New York University s Interactive Telecommunications Program, who was showing me around the programs end-of-year exhibit of student projects.
  13. prenegotiated
  14. rancheras *
    • 2007 December 24, The Associated Press, “Lydia Mendoza, 91, an Early Tejano Star, Is Dead”, New York Times:
      Ms. Mendoza recorded more than 200 songs on more than 50 albums, including boleros, rancheras, cumbias and tangos, for labels including RCA, Columbia, Azteca, Peerless, El Zarape and Discos Falcon.
  15. semilegal
    • 2007 December 24, Manny Fernandez, “Dueling Bills in the Fight Over Housing”, New York Times:
      Landlords are buying these buildings knowing that they can use illegal and semilegal means to push out the low-paying tenants, said Mr. Dulchin, whose group supports the bill backed by Ms. Quinn.
  16. shopdropping
    • 2007 December 24, Ian Urbina, “Anarchists in the Aisles? Stores Provide a Stage”, New York Times:
      Otherwise known as reverse shoplifting, shopdropping involves surreptitiously putting things in stores, rather than illegally taking them out, and the motivations vary.
  17. sighingly
    • 2007 December 24, The New York Times, “New CDs”, New York Times:
      For now Philadelphia Eagles fans in particular may appreciate the way he sighingly says goodbye to former protgs: Got to drop a few branches off my family tree/Raised my sons all wrong guess Im Andy Reid.
  18. unfulfillment
  19. verisylum


  1. keeling
    • 2007 December 24, David Carr, “Oprah Puts Her Brand on the Line”, New York Times:
      In a business where most magazines might sneak a young black model onto the cover of a thin August issue, O features a woman who is black, over the age of 50, and in no danger of keeling over from anorexia on every issue and reaches more than 2.5 million readers.