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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 2008-04-12 issue of the New York Times (2009-03-13).

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80158 tokens ‧ 58810 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 7734 types ‧ 14 (~ 0.181%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. ciboria
    • 2008 April 12, Sewell Chan, “Candles, Clergy and Communion for 57,000”, New York Times:
      With all its spiritual, political and cultural significance, the six-day visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Washington and New York next week is also a daunting logistical operation involving everything from candles and catering to cellphones and ciboria, the metal receptacles that hold communion wafers.
  2. dialings
  3. divalike
  4. haroset
    • 2008 April 12, Peter Steinfels, “Guidebook to Understanding Liberation of the Jews”, New York Times:
      Both texts, included here in Hebrew and English, featured the four cups of wine; the matzoh, or unleavened bread; the bitter herbs; haroset, a sweet paste of fruit and spices; engaging children in the ritual; and many of the prayers found in Seders today.
  5. hyperenthusiastic
    • 2008 April 12, Jon Pareles, “Looks Like a Party, but Filled With Pain”, New York Times:
      The band played full tilt throughout the set, looking nerdy and hyperenthusiastic, with heads bobbing and hair flopping.
  6. kibbutzniks
  7. nonhousewares
  8. olodum
    • 2008 April 12, Vivien Schweitzer, “Latin American Pomp and Syncopation”, New York Times:
      The program began with a lively, polished rendition of “Brazilian Fanfare,” by the Brazilian composer Clarice Assad, in its New York premiere. Ms. Assad’s colorful, deftly orchestrated work incorporates rhythms from different regions of her native country, like the olodum from Bahia and the samba from Rio de Janeiro, and earlier styles like the waltz, with boisterous brass and percussion and sultry string interludes.
  9. overdramatized
    • 2008 April 12, Katharine Q. Seelye, “Bill Clinton Revives the Bosnia Gaffe”, New York Times:
      “When they’re 60,” he said of reporters who, he believes, have overdramatized the episode, “they’ll forget something when they’re tired at 11 o’clock at night, too.”
  10. reargue
  11. strongpoint
    • 2008 April 12, Stephen Farrell, “Gunmen Kill Aide and In-Law of Iraqi Cleric”, New York Times:
      It is the most forward American position in the southern section of Sadr City, and is several hundred yards behind an Iraqi Army strongpoint.
  12. superwhite


  1. bristlecone
    • 2008 April 12, Reuters, “Sweden: A Sprout in the Neolithic Age”, New York Times:
      The Methuselah tree, a Great Basin bristlecone pine in California , is usually cited as the world’s oldest living tree, with a recorded age of between 4,500 and 5,000 years.