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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 2008-01-21 issue of the New York Times (2009-03-03).

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76815 tokens ‧ 56367 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 7778 types ‧ 21 (~ 0.27%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. bludgeonings
    • 2008 January 21, William Kristol, “Thoroughly Unmodern McCain”, New York Times:
      In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud, Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbow’d.
  2. counterpuncher
    • 2008 January 21, Christopher Clarey, “Even in Singles, Williams Sisters Are Double Trouble”, New York Times:
      Serena will play the third-seeded Jankovic, the counterpuncher who looked vulnerable after digging too deeply into her physical reserves last season and here in the first round, where she had to save three match points against Tamira Paszek.
  3. greedheads
    • 2008 January 21, David Carr, “Ex-Newsman Laments a Dying Craft”, New York Times:
      In the first four episodes, less-is-more corporate greedheads denude their papers of vitality and means, creating an opening for a young gunner who cuts every corner he walks by.
  4. manhunter
  5. microjournalism
    • 2008 January 21, Noam Cohen, “Campaign Reporting in Under 140 Taps”, New York Times:
      With these sloppily spelled words, sent Jan. 5 by text message by John Dickerson, chief political correspondent for the online magazine Slate, did microjournalism come of age.
  6. oligopolistic
    • 2008 January 21, Andrew Ross Sorkin, “Getty Images Up for Sale, Could Fetch $1.5 Billion”, New York Times:
      “Getty Images continues to be a company in transition, adjusting from being the leading player in an oligopolistic market to being one of many players in a highly competitive market,” Barbara Coffey, a research analyst with Kaufman Brothers, wrote in a research note earlier this month.
  7. postbattle
    • 2008 January 21, The New York Times, “New CDs”, New York Times:
      They can be noisy and turbulent, as in “That Man I Shot,” a soldier’s postbattle reactions set to a feedback-drenched Crazy Horse stomp, or steadfast and long-suffering, as in the album’s other Iraq war song, “The Home Front,” Mr. Hood’s sketch of a soldier’s family.
  8. postfight
  9. poundings
  10. punta *
    • 2008 January 21, Jon Pareles, “Andy Palacio, Who Saved Garifuna Music, Dies at 47”, New York Times:
      During the 1980s, Mr. Palacio used Garifuna rhythms in punta rock, a popular Caribbean dance music, and had Central American hits, including “Bikini Panty” and “Gimme Punta Rock.”
  11. songfulness
    • 2008 January 21, Bernard Holland, “None but Soulful Hearts for Schubert and Goethe”, New York Times:
      “Licht und Liebe,” a duet for soprano and tenor and unknown at least to me, was a wonder of rolling, rocking Schubertian songfulness at its best.
  12. telegraphese
    • 2008 January 21, Noam Cohen, “Campaign Reporting in Under 140 Taps”, New York Times:
      Despite the new gadgetry, these journalists are actually rediscovering telegraphese — the clipped (ideally witty) style that flourished because of word limits imposed by an earlier technology, the telegraph.