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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 2009-01-01 issue of the New York Times.

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  • Total recognized tokens: 79469
  • Total valid lowercase tokens: 61050
  • Total unique types: 8056
  • Initial new-word count (before removal of lemma duplicates, typos, etc.): 34 (~0.422%)


  1. airshaft
    • 2009 January 1, Louise Levathes, “Letting a Space Show Its Bones”, New York Times:
      Its unusual plan gave it six windows and three exposures, he noted, whereas “most small apartments in New York are a box with windows along one side, or perhaps a second opening to an airshaft.
  2. antispending
    • 2009 January 1, Adam Nossiter, “South Carolina Governor Relents on Jobless Funds”, New York Times:
      Mr. Sanford, a wealthy real estate investor, is often mentioned as a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2012, in part because he is seen as an exemplary adherent of the party’s low-government, antispending philosophy.
  3. asanas
    • 2009 January 1, Abby Ellin, “The Enlightened Path, With a Rubber Duck”, New York Times:
      They are cracking jokes, chanting to pop lyrics, posting humorous videos online and putting a uniquely Western stamp on asanas, or poses.
  4. blownup
  5. bubbliness
    • 2009 January 1, Neil Genzlinger, “House Doctor Comes Calling, Wielding Grins and Glue Guns”, New York Times:
      You may, for instance, wonder about her pathological bubbliness, first evident in her work on TLC’s “Trading Spaces,” another rip-rooms-apart show, and later on “Town Haul.
  6. cabernet
    • 2009 January 1, Catherine Rampell, “Buying Less Expensive Wine, and More of It”, New York Times:
      “Sending a bottle of Dom Pérignon this Christmas sends a whole different message, whereas you wouldn’t think for a second about some bottles of a Napa cabernet, no matter what the expense.
  7. chaqu
    • 2009 January 1, Andrew Jacobs, “Dusting Off a Serene Jewel Box”, New York Times:
      The pavilion’s tour de force is the private theater, which provided the emperor with a cozy perch to view chaqu, a form of opera invented by a commoner that became all the rage in 18th-century Beijing.
  8. cluelessness
    • 2009 January 1, Michael Kimmelman, “Rebuilding a Palace May Become a Grand Blunder”, New York Times:
      The same cluelessness caused officials last year to mothball Tempelhof, an ingenious work of ’30s design, a functioning airport with a soaring, light-filled terminal in the very heart of town, a 15-minute taxi ride from the Brandenburg Gate, where Gary Cooper and Errol Flynn descended into a scrum of flashbulbs on the tarmac — now empty, made useless toward no clear end.
  9. insufficiencies
    • 2009 January 1, Felicity Barringer, “Error Seen in E.P.A. Report on Contaminant”, New York Times:
      Iodide insufficiencies in pregnant women are “associated with permanent mental deficits in the children,” the E.P.A.
  10. manzanitas
    • 2009 January 1, Stephen Orr, “In Harmony With Earth, Wind and Fire”, New York Times:
      THE Blasens were particularly concerned with preserving the existing land contours and protecting the native vegetation, especially several old manzanitas (Arctostaphylos), a shrub Californians prize for its twisted red branches and tiny bell-like flowers.
  11. midprice
    • 2009 January 1, Eric Wilson, “Ominous Cutbacks at Chanel”, New York Times:
      “What we’re seeing is not necessarily isolated just to the high-end companies or the midprice or mass,” he said.
  12. minicanals
    • 2009 January 1, Campbell Robertson And Stephen Farrell, “Heart of U.S. Occupation Reverts to Iraqi Control”, New York Times:
      Alongside the Tigris lies Little Venice, a well-tended neighborhood of minicanals where senior Iraqi government officials live in residences once occupied by Mr. Hussein’s closest aides.
  13. minizones
    • 2009 January 1, Campbell Robertson And Stephen Farrell, “Heart of U.S. Occupation Reverts to Iraqi Control”, New York Times:
      There are the American military and State Department minizones, where joggers, golf carts and duck-and-cover bunkers proliferate and parties take place, though with less abandon than in the early years.
  14. monovision
    • 2009 January 1, Camille Sweeney, “To Squint or to See the Light”, New York Times:
      Until recently, there wasn’t much more one could do than to succumb to a pair of reading glasses, or try to correct the problem with either monovision contact lenses (one eye is corrected for distance, one for up close) or laser surgery .
  15. murrelet
    • 2009 January 1, Felicity Barringer, “Move to Increase Logging on Oregon Land”, New York Times:
      The group Earthjustice called the decision a “massive giveaway at the expense of salmon spawning streams, healthy old-growth forests and habitat for rare birds such as the northern spotted owl and marbled murrelet.
  16. nonpeak
    • 2009 January 1, Ken Belson, “Approval Given for New Jersey Rail Bridges”, New York Times:
      That delays trains traveling between Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan and all points west during nonpeak hours on average about 20 minutes.
  17. peacoats
    • 2009 January 1, Cintra Wilson, “Dress Worldly, Spend Locally”, New York Times:
      This statement also held true for Yoshi Kondo’s beguiling reinterpretations of classic wool melton schoolgirl coats, which Mr. Ospital described as “French ingénue peacoats for the girl who shops at L.
  18. presbyopes
    • 2009 January 1, Camille Sweeney, “To Squint or to See the Light”, New York Times:
      “All the surgical options include some compromises, and not all presbyopes are good candidates for the procedures,” Mr. Harmon said.
  19. reviewable
  20. seatback
    • 2009 January 1, Stephen Milioti, “The Hand Points the Way”, New York Times:
      The collection, called Kinesis, features a chair with a sensuous seatback and arms; the sleek lines look as if they would be at home in a Porsche.
  21. slitted
    • 2009 January 1, Randy Kennedy, “Attention Passengers! To Your Right, This Trip Is About to Become Trippy”, New York Times:
      He wanted to create a mass-transit version of a zoetrope, the earliest motion picture device, by constructing a long slitted light box alongside a subway track with a series of paintings inside so that, when a train passed, riders experienced the illusion that the painting was moving.
  22. transscleral
    • 2009 January 1, Camille Sweeney, “To Squint or to See the Light”, New York Times:
      Instead, he opted to join a study two years ago for a new presbyopia treatment called the transscleral light therapy system in which a laser device emits a low level of light aimed at strengthening the ciliary muscle (which bends and straightens the lens) under the whites of the eyes.
  23. underrecruited
  24. unsoldering
    • 2009 January 1, Peter Wayner, “To Save Battery Life, Turn Down the Heat”, New York Times:
      Mr. Wozniak said that it was dangerous for home users to take apart their laptop batteries to replace the individual cells inside the plastic housing (a cost-saving measure described by some do-it-yourselfers on the Internet) because the fail-safe circuitry may be damaged in the soldering and unsoldering process.
  25. zitan
    • 2009 January 1, Andrew Jacobs, “Dusting Off a Serene Jewel Box”, New York Times:
      Conceived as a pleasure pavilion, it is a simple rectangular box dolled up inside with translucent embroidered screens, jade-inlaid wall hangings and a distinctively Chinese form of carved decoration that involves layering bamboo skin atop dark zitan wood.