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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 2009-08-09 issue of the New York Times (2009-08-19).

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154394 tokens ‧ 110965 valid lowercase tokens ‧ 12078 types ‧ 52 (~ 0.431%) words before cleaning ‧ 


  1. amarena *
    • Template:start year}2009, Joanne Starkey, “Mediterranean Touch at Hamptons Newcomer”[1], New York Times:
      The amarena wild cherry flavor was studded with fruit; the dark chocolate was rich and creamy.
  2. gangkogui
    • Template:start year}2009, Laban Carrick Hill, “The Two Faces of Ghana”[2], New York Times:
      A blacksmith worked a piece of iron over an open-air hearth; I picked up one of his earlier creations: a gangkogui, which is an elongated cowbell, the kind used as percussive accompaniment in drumming ceremonies.
  3. hydrocars
    • Template:start year}2009, “A Dream of Hydrogen”[3], New York Times:
      Several hydrocars have been manufactured since then — nifty little things with a price tag of several hundred thousand dollars that can be fueled at one of the 63 hydrogen stations throughout the country.
  4. mavericky
    • Template:start year}2009, Maureen Dowd, “Livin’ La Vida Loca”[4], New York Times:
      Palin is still obsessed with the blogosphere, which recently lit up with a rumor started by a fellow mavericky Alaskan, who also no longer has his job — that she and Todd were Splitsville.
  5. mujahedin
    • Template:start year}2009, Elizabeth Rubin, “Karzai in His Labyrinth”[5], New York Times:
      Karzai’s main competitors are two of his former ministers — Ghani, who was finance minister from 2002 to 2004 and an adviser to the World Bank for 10 years; and Abdullah Abdullah, an ophthalmologist who became a close adviser to the legendary mujahedin commander Ahmed Shah Massoud (assassinated by Al Qaeda just before the 9/11 attacks) and served as foreign minister under Karzai until 2006.
  6. scripty
    • Template:start year}2009, Rob Walker, “Boxers, Not Briefs”[6], New York Times:
      It was taken by Flip Schulke at the Fifth Street Gym in Miami, where the fighter was training; he was wearing a T-shirt with “Cassius Clay,” his name at the time, rendered with a big, scripty “C” reminiscent of Coca-Cola lettering.
  7. trenne
    • Template:start year}2009, M. H. Reed, “Meals for All Budgets Under a Lakeside Sky”[7], New York Times:
      Slow-roasted tomatoes made all the difference in a rock shrimp sauce for trenne pasta, only a tad too al dente.
  8. trockenbeerenauslese
    • Template:start year}2009, Pete Wells, “Punch Line”[8], New York Times:
      It seems to me that if a college student is drinking grain alcohol from a garden hose, he can’t explain it away by whining that his father failed to teach him the pleasures of trockenbeerenauslese rieslings at age 14.
  9. unboyfriend
    • Template:start year}2009, Lizette Alvarez, “Do a Little Dance, Then Light a Candle”[9], New York Times:
      The unboyfriend, John — and we hang out for a while.


    • Template:start year}2009, Pete Wells, “Punch Line”[10], New York Times:
      It will have changed again by the time Dexter is old enough to order a grasshoppper, and the state of cocktail culture 15 years from now is not at the top of my list of worries.