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275 debuts in year 2019

275 are still unique, and 0 have been reused in later puzzles

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This page shows NYT debut words by year going back to the beginning of the Shortz Era.

Words appear here only if they are true debuts. They did not appear previously in any puzzle, old or modern or Variety.

On this site, unique answers are often shown in red and answers that were reused later are purple.

DateAuthorDebutsStill uniqueReused later
Gary Cee3BEANER BUCKTEETH TIMESIGNATURE
Jacob Stulberg3AIRSTREAMS DOGBERT LEANTOTENT
Timothy Polin2SPELUNKING WOLFOF
Neil Padrick Wilson5BARSINISTER MAYICUTIN SEXCOMEDY TWIHARD WARMFUZZIES
Andrew Zhou10ACLTEAR CIPRO GARLICBREAD INASPIRAL MRATING SIMONEBILES SHACKEDUP SYNFUELS SYSTEMERROR XERISCAPING
Zhouqin Burnikel9ARCTICFRONT BLACKCOD CUPOJOE CUREL JIMLOVELL JPG MOLESKINE PORCINI STOLETHIRD
Andrew Kingsley3BOTTOMUP JIMMYDEAN NUTBREAD
Freddie Cheng3BLANKCANVAS GRAYAREAS TEARTAPE
Trenton Charlson3CHIMING CRINGING WILDTHING
Jeff Slutzky and Derek Bowman7AWCOMEON BEATTHERAPTOR CANTOROFCORN CAPTORINHAND KEEPITREALTOR RIAN TIMEBOMBS
Jim Horne and Jeff Chen6FIREOPAL MARSLANDER MBASTUDENT PFUNK PLAYEDGOD QUENCHED
Sam Trabucco9DRAMACOACHES GORILLAZ HOMECARE ICOULDNT IMSPEECHLESS MIRACLEONICE PEPBANDS PUTONACLINIC THEESPYS
Andy Kravis10BOATLIFT CISWOMEN DEAAGENTS FAITHHILL HARDROCKHOTEL HARLEMSHAKE INEEDIT INSIDESCOOP SINGLEMALT WAGEHIKE
Craig Stowe3JEFFY MAGICKINGDOM SAYAFEWWORDS
Samuel A. Donaldson8ANYLUCK CANISEE DRINKSONME ILLGETTHEBILL ITSMYTREAT LOCUTION NOGOODHERE YOURMONEYS
Bruce Haight9AISLEBEE BUTTWEIGHT BUYCHANTS CZECHPLEAS DOLUNCH EWEGUISE LABTECH SCREAMO SITIDLE
Ross Trudeau2HELLYEAH THEUK
Andrew J. Ries4HOSTING ICEBOWL LIEABOUT PAPERTOSS
Erik Agard and Paolo Pasco6CASESENSITIVE HALLOWEENII MICHELLEOBAMA PERSONALSPACE SLAPSAT TAKETHIS
Richard Crowe10AIRBRUSH ANYBODYHOME CHURROS HOWSITHANGING NEWDADS WETWILLY WHOSCRYINGNOW WHOSESIDEAREYOUON WHATSEATINGHIM WHERESTHEPARTY
Sean Biggins4FITFORAKING NATIONALPARKS SKETCHUP THEWHOLETRUTH
John E. Bennett and Jeff Chen4BRAPAD GAWKER NITROCARS TWIBE
Amanda Chung and Karl Ni3BLOWUPMATTER DELIVERYADDER FLYINGBUTTER
Stu Ockman1TOORICHFORMYBLOOD
Zhouqin Burnikel4CALPHALON MEAGAIN SCAMALERT TRUETOSIZE
Grant Thackray6BANDNAME BUNDTCAKE CESAREANSECTION GENIEOFTHELAMP ITSAMEMARIO WORLDBEATERS
Randolph Ross12CAPLETS CASEYKASEM DEFILEDMANICURIST DEGRADEDTEACHER DERANGEDCATTLEMAN DIEDON DISILLUSIONEDMAGICIAN DISPATCHEDTAILOR DISTRESSEDHAIRDRESSER DISTRUSTEDBANKER MCDLTS RAREGEM
Thomas van Geel5DROPTHEMIC FILAS FREECYCLING PASTLIFE SIDEHUSTLE
Benjamin Kramer1TATOOINE
Emily Carroll3IDIDNOT LOVEALL OLDFOES
Peter A. Collins8212 A1SAUCE APPLEBEES H2OSBOILINGPOINT HOWIEMANDEL LINCOLNSBIRTHDAY NEWYORKSAREACODE W2S
Ori Brian1BLACKMIRROR
David Steinberg8CATPOSE CINEMAX DRHOUSE KIBBLES MOSCATO OHITSON SAMBUCA SCHMUCK
Natan Last10CAFFEINEFIX CLICKS FIJIISLANDS HELMETHIT ILLEGALSLIDETACKLE LOWRISES MESSIAHCOMPLEX MONAE ONEALARMCHILI PRICEOFADMISSION
Ali Gascoigne3BRAINFOODS OUTINFORCE YOUREINFORITNOW
Erik Agard6BREATHMINT DANNYAINGE FRYBREAD IMACPRO INSTINCTUAL MIDJUNE
Queena Mewers and Alex Eaton-Salners3DIPDYE DIYER NIBBLERS
Morton J. Mendelson4CARMENSANDIEGO GOLDTEETH GOLFGAME GOOVERTHEEDGE
John Guzzetta and Michael Hawkins6CHAIRYOGA EAROFCORN FORTHEWIN FUNEMPLOYED MATHLETES TENNANT
Ryan McCarty13BAYONETING CSCALE DESSERTCASE DOAFAVOR ESPYAWARDS GOLDENBEAR IBANKS SCULPTEDABS TEAEGG TOOTIE TORCHRELAYS TWOTONECAR UDONNOODLE
Lee Taylor9BADHABITS FIVETIMESFAST HELPUP HERLIHY IRISHWRISTWATCH MAISEL REALRAREWHALE SHESEESCHEESE SHOESECTION
Howard Barkin3CHOCOLATETHUNDER STRAWBERRYBLONDE VANILLASKY
Tom Pepper1WASHROOMS
Ross Trudeau5ALIGNMENT ITBANDS MARSUPIUM NOOVENUSE ROOTYTOOTY
John E. Bennett and Jeff Chen3EXTRASMALL OUTOFORDERSIGNS STEEPGRADE
Wyna Liu8ALLPROS CATFISHES CRAZYRICHASIANS FOSSILIZE GWENIFILL INSANELY ONIONTART OOPSSORRY
Andrew Kingsley and John Lieb6FLEXTIME HOTLANTA MANSCAPING PANSEXUAL PIXIECUT THEAMISH
David Kwong10ALWAYSHASFOLIAGE BLUEHENSTATE BROWNBREADS CHOOSEUP CHRISTENDOM DANBROWN DELAWARENICKNAME IMBLUE JAPANESEVICTORY STAYINALIVE
Leslie Rogers and Andrea Carla Michaels4MUSHROOMBALL NIGHTNIGHT SUNSCREEN WHITEWEDDING
David Alfred Bywaters6BROWBEATING CHINESECABAGE COLDSOBBER DIETARYFIBBER TOKER WEWASROBED

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