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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 2009-04-14 issue of the New York Times (2009-08-19).

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77380 tokens ‧ 57524 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 7979 types ‧ 21 (~ 0.263%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. androidlike
    • 2009 April 14, “Einstein vs. Hal 9000 (1 Letter)”, New York Times:
      “A Robot Researcher Slouching Toward the Physics Lab ” (April 7): By using the term “robots,” a false concept is created of androidlike beings competing head to head with scientists for supremacy.
  2. boothlike
    • 2009 April 14, Joe Sharkey, “Looking You Over, With a Shameless Gaze”, New York Times:
      “I was stressed out and in a hurry,” she said, when a female screener directed her to one of the boothlike machines. Ms. Jost said she assumed it was another kind of machine, one of those so-called puffer devices that check for explosives traces.
  3. boulderers
  4. figura *
  5. huecos *
  6. hypervirulent
  7. idenfitied
    • 2009 April 14, Sabrina Tavernise, “Allied Militants Threaten Pakistan’s Populous Heart”, New York Times:
      “I don’t think a lot of people understand the gravity of the issue,” said a senior police official in Punjab, who declined to be idenfitied because he was discussing threats to the state.
  8. knuckleballing
    • 2009 April 14, Tyler Kepner, “Celebration in Tampa Bay Is at Yankees’ Expense”, New York Times:
      Nick Swisher became the first position player to pitch for the Yankees since a knuckleballing Wade Boggs threw a scoreless inning against the Angels on Aug. 19, 1997.
  9. kurzarbeit
    • 2009 April 14, Nicholas Kulish, “Unemployment Surges in Germany’s Golden City”, New York Times:
      Companies have used government-subsidized short working hours — known as kurzarbeit — to avoid mass layoffs, but that still costs them money and is only a temporary solution.
  10. limbolike
  11. lookover
  12. martenot
    • 2009 April 14, Allan Kozinn, “A New Leader Adapts a Course Already Taken”, New York Times:
      Messiaen’s rhythmically stark choral writing hints at an antique chant, but the eerily wavering electronic wail of the ondes martenot gives the music a spacey quality (or what must have seemed spacey in 1944).
  13. minimodels
    • 2009 April 14, Matthew L. Wald, “Study Says Small-Car Buyers Sacrifice Safety”, New York Times:
      WASHINGTON — Consumers who buy minicars to economize on fuel are making a big tradeoff when it comes to safety in collisions, according to an insurance group that slammed three minimodels into midsize ones in tests.
  14. nonsurgically
    • 2009 April 14, Dennis Overbye, “Hello Van Gogh, Can You Hear Me Now?”, New York Times:
      To that end, Stelarc has outfitted himself at times with an extra hand (nonsurgically), swallowed a camera that would explore the sculpture of his stomach and hung himself in the air on hooks.
  15. nonterror
    • 2009 April 14, Bob Herbert, “The American Way”, New York Times:
      Since Sept. 11, 2001, when the country’s attention understandably turned to terrorism, nearly 120,000 Americans have been killed in nonterror homicides, most of them committed with guns.
  16. ornithologically
    • 2009 April 14, Richard Sandomir, “Live From the Masters, It’s Not the Leaders”, New York Times:
      But Perry, Cabrera and Campbell could hear the Masters bird choir tweeting (that’s 140 characters or less, ornithologically speaking) over the quiet of the gallery following them.
  17. postnatural
    • 2009 April 14, Dennis Overbye, “Hello Van Gogh, Can You Hear Me Now?”, New York Times:
      In the gallery of postnatural history, for example, is a goat that has been genetically tinkered with to produce spider silk, useful for fishing line and bulletproof vests, in its milk.
  18. reindicted
  19. remarketed
    • 2009 April 14, Mary Williams Walsh, “MetLife Opts to Forgo TARP Cash”, New York Times:
      MetLife also sold $2.3 billion of stock last fall to replenish its capital and remarketed more than $1 billion of debt earlier this year.
  20. rosen *
  21. syenite
    • 2009 April 14, Michael Brick, “A Boulder-Climbing Paradise, Where Sacredness Meets Sport”, New York Times:
      HUECO TANKS STATE HISTORIC SITE, Tex. — Northeast of East El Paso, where housing developments give way to salvage yards, a stand of volcanic syenite rises from the valley floor in a palette of rust and dun, splintering into foothills sliced like layer cakes.