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This is a list of lowercase non-hyphenated single words found in the 2009-03-24 issue of the New York Times which did not have English entries in the English Wiktionary when this list was created (2009-03-24).

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  1. balafon
    • 2009 March 24, Roslyn Sulcas, “Swayed by the Infectious Rhythms of a Musician’s Life”, New York Times:
      Despite the excellence of the other musicians (notably Balla Kouyate on the balafon), Mr. Conde was undoubtedly the star of the show, his charisma, warmth and enthusiasm shining through his imperfect English and limited movement.
  2. balong *
    • 2009 March 24, Roslyn Sulcas, “Swayed by the Infectious Rhythms of a Musician’s Life”, New York Times:
      But his concert, presented by the World Music Institute , displayed a sophisticated incorporation of Western influences in the form of jazz and urban rhythms, and complex instrumentation that fused the sounds of the saxophone or electric guitar with the more traditional sonorities of the balafon, a wooden xylophone; the balong, a skin-covered gourd; and the djembe and doun doun drums.
  3. brittlebush
    • 2009 March 24, Felicity Barringer, “Environmentalists in a Clash of Goals”, New York Times:
      — As David Myers scans the rocky slopes of this desert canyon, looking vainly past clumps of brittlebush for bighorn sheep, he imagines an enemy advancing across the crags.
  4. bullhooks
    • 2009 March 24, Glenn Collins, “Circus Flies O’er Troubles With Greatest of Ease”, New York Times:
      The lawsuit turns on whether, under the 1973 Endangered Species Act, it is legal to chain the company’s 54 Asian elephants and prod them with pointed bullhooks.
  5. calorically
    • 2009 March 24, Jane E. Brody, “Extra Vitamin E: No Benefit, Maybe Harm”, New York Times:
      That means following a nutrient-filled but calorically moderate diet rich in vegetables, fruits and whole grains (many are good sources of vitamin E); not smoking ; exercising regularly; maintaining a normal body weight; and driving and riding safely.
  6. dramaless
  7. ecowarrior
    • 2009 March 24, Felicity Barringer, “Environmentalists in a Clash of Goals”, New York Times:
      So environmentalists like Mr. Zichella and Johanna Wald, a lawyer and longtime ecowarrior at the Natural Resources Defense Council , have joined an industry-dominated advisory group that makes recommendations to California regulators on where renewable-energy zones should be created.
  8. euthanizations
    • 2009 March 24, Joe Drape, “Derby Nears, but Safety Rules Don’t”, New York Times:
      Otherwise, how could Paul J. Campo, the vice president and director of racing for the New York Racing Association , explain the recent spate of fatal breakdowns at Aqueduct — 12 euthanizations since Nov. 14 — as essentially the cost of doing business?
  9. faintheartedness
    • 2009 March 24, “Obama Flinches on Immigration”, New York Times:
      In a little-noticed act of political faintheartedness, the Obama administration has pulled back from nominating Thomas Saenz, a highly regarded civil-rights lawyer and counsel to the mayor of Los Angeles, to run the Justice Department’s civil rights division.
  10. krin *
  11. lathework
    • 2009 March 24, Michiko Kakutani, “Land of Promise, Home of the Bedeviled and Bewildered”, New York Times:
      Indeed, he uses his reportorial talent for description to conjure the glum, shopworn world they inhabit: he notices the linoleum curling at its seams, the fake antique furniture “broken out in pediments and lathework grenades and ornamental buboes,” the old sewing machine “whose plastic had gone yellow.”
  12. loglike
  13. megapaydays
    • 2009 March 24, Zachery Kouwe, “Hedge Fund Investors See Returns of 5 to 10%”, New York Times:
      Even so, hedge funds — whose outsize rewards helped to define the era of megapaydays on Wall Street — are undoubtedly going through a rough period, and the pressure is unlikely to let up soon.
  14. monotonal
    • 2009 March 24, Ben Brantley, “Swimming Across the Rough Sea of History”, New York Times:
      By then Mr. Maxwell had established himself as one of the few uncompromisingly original new voices in American theater, with short, monotonal plays that found the poetry in everyday banality and the numbness in sensational violence.
  15. nonpharmacy
  16. overdribbling
    • 2009 March 24, Harvey Araton, “For Duke Star, Family Lore in Boston”, New York Times:
      The series would end with Magic overdribbling the Lakers into a Game 7 defeat in Boston, where Bird’s triumph over Johnson was illuminated like a darkened Garden full of victory cigars.
  17. semicatatonic
    • 2009 March 24, Ben Brantley, “Swimming Across the Rough Sea of History”, New York Times:
      When these people speak — and they do at length, often in lyrical monologues of unexpected beauty — it is with the semicatatonic air of someone waking from a long sleep, grasping for fragments of vanished dreams.
  18. subcabinet
    • 2009 March 24, Paul C. Light, “Nominate and Wait”, New York Times:
      Although he has submitted the names of nominees to the Senate relatively quickly, President Obama will be lucky if the last of his nearly 500 full-time cabinet and subcabinet officers are confirmed by March 2010.
  19. supercheap
    • 2009 March 24, Heather Timmons, “4-Wheel Dreams for Millions of Drivers in India”, New York Times:
      The supercheap compact car with a base model selling for about $2,230 is aimed at the developing world’s millions of motorcycle owners with four-wheel dreams.