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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 2008-06-10 issue of the New York Times (2009-03-13).

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91351 tokens ‧ 68337 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 8716 types ‧ 21 (~ 0.241%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. cackly
    • 2008 June 10, Jon Pareles, “Rapper’s Road to Pop”, New York Times:
      His voice rises and falls in a sly, scratchy singsong — no wonder he calls himself Weezy — that can sound like a cackly old man or a wisecracking kid.
  2. contemporizing
    • 2008 June 10, Douglas Quenqua, “A Venerable Sports Paper Plays Catch-Up”, New York Times:
      “We’re creating a new Sporting News, modernizing and contemporizing it in a way that makes sense for today’s rabid die-hard sports fan.”
  3. dragline
    • 2008 June 10, Ian Urbina, “King Coal Country Debates a Sacrilege, Gas Heat”, New York Times:
      “These people have it exactly backwards,” Mr. Rich hollered over the dragging rumble of a four-story-tall dragline shovel at his anthracite strip mine in Wadesville, Pa., about three miles from Pottsville.
  4. lemonades
  5. nanofibril
  6. nanofibrils
  7. overzealously
  8. planetward
  9. postverdict
    • 2008 June 10, Linda Greenhouse, “Justices to See Philip Morris Case a Third Time”, New York Times:
      Instead, they will hear Philip Morris’s appeal only on the second question, which applies to this convoluted case, now in its ninth postverdict year, and to no other.
  10. requalification
    • 2008 June 10, Al Baker, “Report on City Police Shootings Urges More Use of Tasers Before Guns”, New York Times:
      On requalification for officers on the job, Mr. Rostker said New York’s officers requalified twice a year, as was the national standard, but suggested that one of the sessions include more “street-oriented” and real-life situations.
  11. societywide
    • 2008 June 10, Simon Romero, “Chávez Goes Over the Line, and Realizes It”, New York Times:
      The law would have forced judges in Venezuela to support the intelligence services and required citizens to cooperate with community-monitoring groups, provoking widespread fears that the government wanted to follow Cuba in creating a societywide network of informants whose main purpose was to nip antigovernment activities in the bud.
  12. spermic
    • 2008 June 10, Natalie Angier, “Tallying the Toll on an Elder of the Sea”, New York Times:
      But whenever the female lays a clutch of eggs, the male is well positioned to fertilize them by releasing a spermic plume.
  13. thornapples
    • 2008 June 10, Carol Kaesuk Yoon, “Loyal to Its Roots”, New York Times:
      Plants’ social life may have remained mysterious for so long because, as researchers have seen in studies of species like sagebrush, strawberries and thornapples, the ways plants sense can be quite different from the ways in which animals do.
  14. ungirdled
    • 2008 June 10, Dave Kehr, “New DVDs: Deneuve and Loren Still Haunt the Screen”, New York Times:
      In a single traveling shot, held an outrageously long time, De Sica simply records the astounding sight of an ungirdled Ms. Loren, playing a Neapolitan pizza-maker, as she walks the length of a crowded street, moving in ways that definitely do not bring marble to mind.
  15. varicocele
    • 2008 June 10, Karen Barrow, “Facing Life Without Children When It Isn’t by Choice”, New York Times:
      Time passed, and still no baby. Mr. Tsigdinos was tested, and the couple discovered that he suffered from varicocele , a blockage in blood flow to the scrotum that lowered his sperm count .


  1. metabo
  2. sapo *