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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 2008-05-08 issue of the New York Times (2009-03-13).

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95749 tokens ‧ 70619 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 8996 types ‧ 35 (~ 0.389%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. antibillboard
  2. antiriot
  3. cakelike
  4. cleflike
  5. echosphere
    • 2008 May 8, Jim Rutenberg, “TV’s Pundits Pronounce Judgment: It’s Over”, New York Times:
      Many of them live at least part time in Washington and are highly attuned to the media echosphere that can move insider opinion and campaign money.
  6. electrosensory
    • 2008 May 8, John Noble Wilford, “Platypus Looks Strange on the Inside, Too”, New York Times:
      As a primarily aquatic animal, the platypus was already known to rely on electrosensory receptors in its bill to detect faint electric fields emitted by underwater prey.
  7. hackery
    • 2008 May 8, Michael Cooper, “Republicans Focus on Obama as Fall Opponent”, New York Times:
      “The last eight years have been a disaster, and they’re going to go back to the same old wheelhouse of partisan hackery to try to win this election.”
  8. hippieish
    • 2008 May 8, John M. Broder, “Amid Talk of the End and Boos From the Crowd, Clinton Carries On”, New York Times:
      Shepherdstown, a quaint and hippieish town on the Potomac River in the West Virginia Panhandle, is where Robert E. Lee led his Confederate Army in retreat after the battle of Antietam, the single bloodiest day of the Civil War.
  9. konked
    • 2008 May 8, Mike Albo, “Backstage All-Access Passwear”, New York Times:
      Back in the day, guys came here to be a part of a dynamic scene — they moshed, smoked, maybe got konked on the head with a beer can.
  10. lollipoplike
  11. marketably
    • 2008 May 8, Janet Maslin, “Forget It, Comrade. This Is Moscow.”, New York Times:
      Here comes Mr. Smith’s most marketably perverse angle: It is not morally possible for Leo to contemplate such a question.
  12. melodeons
    • 2008 May 8, Ruth La Ferla, “Steampunk Moves Between 2 Worlds”, New York Times:
      They watch films like “The City of Lost Children” (with costumes designed by Jean Paul Gaultier ), “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” and “Brazil,” Terry Gilliam ’s dystopian fantasy satirizing the modern industrial age; and they listen to melodeons and Gypsy strings mixed with industrial goth.
  13. microdotted
    • 2008 May 8, David Pogue, “Gadget Fanatics, Take Note”, New York Times:
      True, LiveScribe has priced the pads fairly reasonably ($20 for four 100-sheet perforated notebooks), and says that in June, you’ll be able to laser-print your own microdotted paper from a downloadable PDF template.
  14. minipiles
    • 2008 May 8, David W. Dunlap, “Ground Zero’s Train in a Box, Above a Forest of Steel”, New York Times:
      And in recent weeks, workers have dug out so much soil from around those minipiles that they have created an underpass beneath the subway large enough for construction machinery to pass through.
  15. minivacation
  16. multisponsored
    • 2008 May 8, Neil Macfarquhar, “Young Video Makers Try to Alter Islam’s Face”, New York Times:
      It has also won a $20,000 grand prize in a multisponsored contest to produce videos that challenge stereotypes of Muslims. Mr. Ardekani won the $5,000 first prize in the comedy category for “Muslim While Flying,” a spoof of the way Muslims are treated at American airports.
  17. neovaudevillian
    • 2008 May 8, Ruth La Ferla, “Steampunk Moves Between 2 Worlds”, New York Times:
      The lead singer of a neovaudevillian performance troupe called the James Gang, Mr. James has assembled his universe from oddly assorted props and castoffs: a gramophone with a crank and velvet turntable, an old wooden icebox and a wardrobe rack made from brass pipes that were ballet bars in a previous incarnation.
  18. newsiness
  19. nonacting
  20. nonfraudulent
    • 2008 May 8, Jonathan D. Glater, “Wave of Lawsuits Over Losses Could Hit a Wall”, New York Times:
      Makor Issues & Rights, a shareholder’s claim that the executive had wrongful intent had to be “more than merely plausible or reasonable — it must be cogent and at least as compelling as any opposing inference of nonfraudulent intent.”
  21. nonhybrid
  22. nonremovable
    • 2008 May 8, David Pogue, “Gadget Fanatics, Take Note”, New York Times:
      There’s a nonremovable, rechargeable battery (6 to 7 hours a charge), a headphone jack and contacts for a U.S.B. charging cradle.
  23. overdesign
    • 2008 May 8, Mike Albo, “Backstage All-Access Passwear”, New York Times:
      The Varvatos shoes, in particular, are always desirable, free of the gaudy overdesign and tacky stitching that seem to plague men’s footwear.
  24. oxfordshire
  25. podbusting
    • 2008 May 8, Bill Carter, “MTV Plans to Increase Its Blending of Ads and Shows”, New York Times:
      The cable television company is promoting podbusting as a way to persuade viewers not to skip over or drift away from the advertising that interrupts the programs — an increasingly crucial aspect of the television business where the price of advertising is now being measured in how many people are watching the commercials, not the shows.
  26. preauction
    • 2008 May 8, Sophia Kishkovsky, “A Treasure Is Restored, With Culture Its Bounty”, New York Times:
      Christie’s held a preauction showing for rich Russian art collectors at Pashkov House last fall, and Boucheron, the French jewelry house, held an exhibition and soirée there in March.
  27. protosubmarines
    • 2008 May 8, Ruth La Ferla, “Steampunk Moves Between 2 Worlds”, New York Times:
      It is also the vision of steampunk, a subculture that is the aesthetic expression of a time-traveling fantasy world, one that embraces music, film, design and now fashion, all inspired by the extravagantly inventive age of dirigibles and steam locomotives, brass diving bells and jar-shaped protosubmarines.
  28. recrafting
  29. shrieky
    • 2008 May 8, Jon Caramanica, “Staging Their Happenings in an Art-Punk Mode, Embracing the Threat of Chaos”, New York Times:
      The set closed with “Everybody’s Down,” one of the best of their older songs — 90 seconds of smart, shrieky, pop-friendly punk, interrupted by shattering cymbals and brutal guitar. Mr. Randall climbed atop an amplifier, and Mr. Spunt stepped out from behind his drums and surfed the crowd.
  30. smartpen
    • 2008 May 8, David Pogue, “Gadget Fanatics, Take Note”, New York Times:
      This month, it introduced the Pulse smartpen, which Mr. Marggraff says is the final step in his vision for “paper-based computing.”
  31. stalky
    • 2008 May 8, Mike Albo, “Backstage All-Access Passwear”, New York Times:
      An adorably gangly salesman with stalky black hair and a cough (“I’m giving up smoking, and it’s all coming up”) set up a dressing room for me, and I tried on a black tux shirt with a subtly embroidered bib ($185), a soft ivory-colored jersey ($135) and an olive-green button-front shirt ($165).
  32. superenthused
    • 2008 May 8, Stuart Elliott, “Your Chance to Finish a Movie Microsoft Started”, New York Times:
      Besides, he added, if restrictions were imposed on the intended contest audience — whom he described as “the filmmaking community, superenthused gadget fans and early adopters” — they “would just backfire, because these people are going to smell any funny business from a mile away.”
  33. teatrini *
  34. unestablished
    • 2008 May 8, Philip Nobel, “CURRENTS”, New York Times:
      Last year, observers were celebrating and fretting over the decision to recognize the relatively unestablished architecture firm Lewis.
  35. wonkiness
    • 2008 May 8, Julie Bosman, “Sex? Yawn. Politics? That’s Hot!”, New York Times:
      Some of the most celebrity-centric, entertainment-obsessed news media outlets have added a heavy dose of political news to their lineups, taking space normally devoted to Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie and handing it to articles on people known more for wonkiness than sexiness.