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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 2008-02-18 issue of the New York Times (2009-03-03).

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80077 tokens ‧ 58421 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 8112 types ‧ 17 (~ 0.21%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. anticruelty
  2. chantlike
    • 2008 February 18, Anthony Tommasini, “Demystifying Messiaen, With a Little Help From the Birds”, New York Times:
      Explaining Messiaen’s fascination with Indonesian gamelan music, Mr. Robertson broke down the chantlike theme that opens the ninth movement, “Turangalila 3,” in which the gamelan is evoked by a piano and clattering, delicate percussion, with sundry instruments playing bird calls in the background.
  3. hokeypokey
    • 2008 February 18, Susan Dominus, “In Harlem, Baby Talk and the Art of Diplomacy”, New York Times:
      And then he joined the parents, mostly grateful mothers with their babies, in a rousing rendition of the hokeypokey, jumping his whole self in as best he still could.
  4. nontackle
  5. poppish
    • 2008 February 18, The New York Times, “New CDs”, New York Times:
      Likewise “City on a Hill,” which can’t decide whether it wants to be poppish new wave or prog rock or screamo.
  6. punctuational
  7. requoted
  8. ringless
  9. schmoozer
  10. scriptless
    • 2008 February 18, Brian Stelter, “Scripts Reappear on ‘Daily Show’”, New York Times:
      Viewers might not have realized just how scriptless Mr. Stewart and his fellow late-night hosts really were.
  11. seguiriya
  12. shotmakers
    • 2008 February 18, Larry Dorman, “Mickelson Ends Long Wait With a Win at Riviera”, New York Times:
      Shooting a 70 in the final round, Mickelson beat Jeff Quinney, who shot 71, finishing at 12-under-par 272 and joining the pantheon of great shotmakers who have won at Riviera.
  13. whitespeak
    • 2008 February 18, David Carr, “News Isn’t Wasted on the Young”, New York Times:
      What seemed like a bit of black humor — doing whitespeak à la Dave Chappelle — was really something else.