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

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108090 tokens ‧ 80463 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 9134 types ‧ 35 (~ 0.383%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. boneheadedness
    • 2008 March 18, Natalie Angier, “In Most Species, Faithfulness Is a Fantasy”, New York Times:
      You can accuse the disgraced ex-governor Eliot Spitzer of many things in his decision to flout the law by soliciting the services of a pricey prostitute: hypocrisy, egomania, sophomoric impulsiveness and self-indulgence, delusional ineptitude and boneheadedness.
  2. cel *
    • 2008 March 18, Charles Solomon, “Animated Repatriation: Disney Art Returns”, New York Times:
      Although most of the art is from that film, the collection also includes rare set-ups (cel and background combinations) from two Oscar-winning Silly Symphony cartoons: “Flowers and Trees” (1932), the first Technicolor cartoon and the first film to win the Academy Award for animated short film, and the landmark short “Three Little Pigs” (1933).
  3. cels
    • 2008 March 18, Charles Solomon, “Animated Repatriation: Disney Art Returns”, New York Times:
      In 1960 little value was placed on artwork from animated films, and cels were sold at Disneyland for a few dollars apiece.
  4. chameleonlike
    • 2008 March 18, Jennifer Dunning, “A Dark and Stormy Night and a Crucible of Emotions”, New York Times:
      Ms. Okamoto, a chameleonlike interpreter of emotions, was also a mostly solemn, jagged-bodied mystery in “Masks,” a dance about the fluidity of identity, in which Martin Lofsnes was a terrific, surging monster in a fine cast completed by Nana Tsuda.
  5. containerboard
  6. euthanizations
    • 2008 March 18, Andrew Ross Sorkin, “Saving Wall St. (for Now)”, New York Times:
      Make no mistake: this was one of the greatest corporate euthanizations of all time.
  7. fugato *
    • 2008 March 18, Anthony Tommasini, “Next Time Jeremiah Sings, Zedekiah Ought to Listen”, New York Times:
      The choral episodes, vibrantly sung by the excellent chorale (James Bagwell is the director), are the most impressive elements of the score, starting with the opening “Chorus of Israelites,” vigorous music that swings broadly in a marching triple meter, as the voices sing proclamations in thick block harmonies, until a complex middle section when the choristers break into a studious fugato.
  8. furnishers
    • 2008 March 18, Michael M. Grynbaum, “Manufacturing Activity Shows Declines”, New York Times:
      The housing crisis has taken a severe toll on manufacturers, who usually supply materials to home builders and furnishers.
  9. governmentwide
    • 2008 March 18, Philip Shenon, “Report Finds Flaws in Terrorist Watch List”, New York Times:
      The report offered some praise for the F.B.I., which oversees the governmentwide terrorist watch list through the bureau’s Terrorist Screening Center, and said that bureau employees were using proper management techniques in most of the cases in which terrorism suspects were recommended for inclusion on the watch list.
  10. greedheads
    • 2008 March 18, David Brooks, “The Bailout Artists”, New York Times:
      First, no bailout for the true greedheads: the speculators, the flippers, the people who bought second homes they couldn’t afford.
  11. hardnosed
  12. hooty
    • 2008 March 18, Natalie Angier, “In Most Species, Faithfulness Is a Fantasy”, New York Times:
      Oh, there are plenty of animals in which males and females team up to raise young, as we do, that form “pair bonds” of impressive endurance and apparent mutual affection, spending hours reaffirming their partnership by snuggling together like prairie voles or singing hooty, doo-wop love songs like gibbons, or dancing goofily like blue-footed boobies.
  13. multidirector
  14. multiethinic
    • 2008 March 18, Dan Bilefsky, “Kosovar Serbs Clash With the Police”, New York Times:
      Hundreds of Serbian police officers have recently left Kosovo’s multiethinic police force and pledged their allegiance to Serbia.
  15. murrelets
    • 2008 March 18, Jesse Mckinley, “Ship’s Pilot Is Charged in Oil Spill in California”, New York Times:
      The collision led to the spill of some 58,000 gallons of heavy fuel oil, fouling San Francisco Bay and killing about 2,000 sea birds, including brown pelicans, a federally endangered species, and marbled murrelets, which are considered endangered by California.
  16. noncorrelation
  17. nonstops
    • 2008 March 18, Joe Sharkey, “A Cross-Country Flight That Can Cure a Bad Mood”, New York Times:
      On Monday, the Virgin America walk-up first-class fare was $799, compared with various major airlines’ walk-up fares of $3,500 for some nonstops and as low as $877 for a one-stop on that route.
  18. postgraduation
    • 2008 March 18, Deborah L. Jacobs, “Protecting Children From Their Money”, New York Times:
      Often the goal is to create a nest egg to cover college or postgraduation expenses, like the down payment on a house, seed money for a start-up company or a subsidy for a low-paying first job.
  19. precancer
  20. precancers
    • 2008 March 18, Claudia Dreifus, “One Gene Closer to Understanding Pancreatic Cancer”, New York Times:
      By comparing the tissue from those in Family X with precancers to those who didn’t have them, we discovered that those with cancer had a mutation of a gene on chromosome 4, “Palladin.”
  21. raptorlike
    • 2008 March 18, Natalie Angier, “In Most Species, Faithfulness Is a Fantasy”, New York Times:
      Reporting in the journal Animal Behaviour, researchers from Adam Mickiewicz University and the University of South Bohemia described transactions among great grey shrikes, elegant raptorlike birds with silver capes, white bellies and black tails that, like 90 percent of bird species, form pair bonds to breed.
  22. semiamusing
  23. statures
  24. sudsier
    • 2008 March 18, Carol Kaesuk Yoon, “For Scientists, a Beer Test Shows Results as a Litmus Test”, New York Times:
      After years of argument over the roles of factors like genius, sex and dumb luck, a new study shows that something entirely unexpected and considerably sudsier may be at play in determining the success or failure of scientists — beer.
  25. superinteresting
    • 2008 March 18, Adam Liptak, “A False Claim of Valor and a Cry of Free Speech”, New York Times:
      “It’s a superinteresting area,” he said, beginning a discussion of Pericles’ funeral oration and the importance of honoring the legacies of those fallen in battle.
  26. trifurcated
  27. ultratier
  28. unrushed
    • 2008 March 18, Jane E. Brody, “Terminal Options for the Irreversibly Ill”, New York Times:
      It also gives patients an unrushed opportunity to say their goodbyes or to change their minds about dying before it is too late.


  1. longtailed
    • 2008 March 18, Natalie Angier, “In Most Species, Faithfulness Is a Fantasy”, New York Times:
      In another recent report from the lubricious annals of Animal Behaviour entitled “Payment for sex in a macaque mating market,” Michael D. Gumert of Hiram College described his two-year study of a group of longtailed macaques that live near the Rimba ecotourist lodge in the Tanjung Puting National Park of Indonesia. Dr. Gumert determined that male macaques pay for sex with that all-important, multipurpose primate currency, grooming.