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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 2009-04-16 issue of the New York Times (2009-08-19).

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2009-04-16[edit]

  1. backstepping
    • 2009 April 16, Andrew C. Revkin, “Coral Fossils Suggest That Sea Level Can Rise Rapidly”, New York Times:
      Once the sea level stabilized again, the same group of corals grew once more, but farther inshore and up to 10 feet higher in elevation, a process known to geologists as backstepping.
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  2. bikery
    • 2009 April 16, “How City Bikers Look Sharp”, New York Times:
      Looking civilized is all well and good, but part of being on a bike is reveling in that attention-getting, safety-first look, which means showing a bit of bikery flash — and we’re not talking about a reflective vest.
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  3. colada
    • 2009 April 16, Joyce Wadler, “Who Cares What the Dog Drags In?”, New York Times:
      I didn’t want to do a dog collection that smelled like piña colada or a fruit, I wanted something that had a little more depth to it.
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  4. consumerize
    • 2009 April 16, David Pogue, “The Quest to Shrink the S.L.R.”, New York Times:
      Nikon has tried to consumerize an existing S.L.R.; Canon has tried to S.L.R.-ize an existing consumer camera.
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  5. ellipticals
    • 2009 April 16, Gail Collins, “Gorging the Beast”, New York Times:
      Taxes, in this metaphor, would have to be the equivalent of a good fitness regimen, and we all know how much the Obamaites love their ellipticals.
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  6. endocrinal
    • 2009 April 16, Matthew L. Wald, “E.P.A. To Order Pesticide Testing”, New York Times:
      The agency said that the 67 pesticides were chosen because humans and animals are widely exposed to them, not because they are necessarily the most likely disruptors of endocrinal functions.
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  7. eskrima
    • 2009 April 16, Mandy Katz, “Choose Your Weapon: Exotic Martial Arts”, New York Times:
      Of all the disciplines covered here, the arts of kali, arnis and eskrima, from the Philippines, are perhaps the most vigorous, employing an almost balletic violence to prepare for rough nights on the town.
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  8. galanthophiles
    • 2009 April 16, Anne Raver, “Learning to Love Snowdrops”, New York Times:
      Mr. Lyman owns the Temple Nursery, a mail order business little known beyond the world of galanthophiles, or snowdrop lovers.
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  9. kali *
    • 2009 April 16, Mandy Katz, “Choose Your Weapon: Exotic Martial Arts”, New York Times:
      Of all the disciplines covered here, the arts of kali, arnis and eskrima, from the Philippines, are perhaps the most vigorous, employing an almost balletic violence to prepare for rough nights on the town.
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  10. knuckling
    • 2009 April 16, “The Battle Over Student Lending”, New York Times:
      Instead of knuckling under to the powerful lending lobby, as it has so often done in the past, Congress needs to finally put the taxpayers’ interests first.
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  11. kyudo
  12. megaselling
    • 2009 April 16, Amy Virshup, “Newly Released Books”, New York Times:
      Peter de Jonge has written three novels with the megaselling James Patterson.
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  13. melanzane *
    • 2009 April 16, Amy Virshup, “Newly Released Books”, New York Times:
      In the meantime, Brunetti, between breaks for lunch (ruote with melanzane and ricotta in tomato sauce) and dinner (coda di rospo with scampi and tomatoes) and grappa, is drawn into an investigation of murder and illegal dumping.
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  14. naginata
    • 2009 April 16, Mandy Katz, “Choose Your Weapon: Exotic Martial Arts”, New York Times:
      In addition to swords, samurai learned to fight with jo, or four-foot oak staffs; bow and arrow; and long wooden staves called naginata.
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  15. neckstrap
    • 2009 April 16, David Pogue, “The Quest to Shrink the S.L.R.”, New York Times:
      So we’re stuck with two camera categories: pocket ones that take mediocre pictures and big heavy black ones (S.L.R.’s) that take stunning photos but require a neckstrap or, ideally, a wheelbarrow.
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  16. nonsustainable
    • 2009 April 16, Nick Bunkley, “Unsure of Saturn’s Fate, Dealerships Are Closing”, New York Times:
      “It’s a nonsustainable business model at those sales levels,” said Mr. Bergstrom, who operates 25 dealerships across Wisconsin, selling domestic and foreign brands.
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  17. overcollection
  18. plicatus
    • 2009 April 16, Anne Raver, “Learning to Love Snowdrops”, New York Times:
      Elwesii and plicatus species, and all their various forms, thrive on sunny, rocky slopes and like it dry in the summer.
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  19. recrowding
  20. rewriter
    • 2009 April 16, Charles Mcgrath, “Sex and Crime, the Updates: Gay Talese Is Back on the Beat”, New York Times:
      Part of why both books dragged on so long is that Mr. Talese, who once worked for The New York Times, is a perfectionist, an obsessive tinkerer and rewriter, and also a famously meticulous reporter and researcher who spurns devices like composite characters and faked identities.
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  21. rospo *
    • 2009 April 16, Amy Virshup, “Newly Released Books”, New York Times:
      In the meantime, Brunetti, between breaks for lunch (ruote with melanzane and ricotta in tomato sauce) and dinner (coda di rospo with scampi and tomatoes) and grappa, is drawn into an investigation of murder and illegal dumping.
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  22. ruote *
    • 2009 April 16, Amy Virshup, “Newly Released Books”, New York Times:
      In the meantime, Brunetti, between breaks for lunch (ruote with melanzane and ricotta in tomato sauce) and dinner (coda di rospo with scampi and tomatoes) and grappa, is drawn into an investigation of murder and illegal dumping.
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  23. spinosa *
    • 2009 April 16, Julie Scelfo, “Reinventing Grey Gardens: A Drawn-Out Drama in Itself”, New York Times:
      Ms. Fensterer began working on the property in the mid-1980s, several years after a bulldozer had cleared its two acres of the dense thicket of prickly aralia spinosa, commonly called devil’s walking stick, that had overtaken it.
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  24. valproate
    • 2009 April 16, Roni Caryn Rabin, “I.Q. Harmed by Epilepsy Drug in Utero”, New York Times:
      Over all, children’s I.Q. scores were strongly related to mothers’ I.Q. scores, except among the children of mothers treated with valproate, the study found.
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