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97 debut words in 2022

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

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

Words here did not appear previously in any puzzle including pre-Shortz and Variety.

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

DateAuthorDebutsStill uniqueReused later
Sat Jan 1Peter Wentz7PEACEDOLLAR TOUCHSENSOR SWITCHBACKS CLAWSAT MONKEYBREAD IHATEITHERE NOMOREFORME
Sun Jan 2Paolo Pasco5REINDEERCALVES GERMANBEER PEACEMARCH REDTAGSALE VEGETARIANMENU
Mon Jan 3Beth Rubin and Trent H. Evans4STOPITYOUTWO BADSEEDS SLEEPERAGENT EGGBAGEL
Tue Jan 4David Bukszpan6YOUCANTTHINK OHNEAT OFYOURTROUBLES ACROSSWORD WHILESOLVING SEXYELF
Thu Jan 6Andrew Linzer2HIKESUP DOMINANTHAND
Fri Jan 7Robyn Weintraub5DOZENROSES WARPDRIVE LIMITEDRUN DESSERTWINES THATSSOYOU
Sat Jan 8Freddie Cheng8CLUBPRO ELKMEAT PITSAWS SAGCARDS ARMANIS EATDESSERTFIRST PASCALSTRIANGLE DECILES
Sun Jan 9Timothy Polin8LAWOFGRAVITY FREEFALLIN VAPEKIT JAZZVOCALIST WEIGHTYMATTER NEWMAR HECKNO FORCEOFNATURE
Mon Jan 10Lynn Lempel1CLEANCOAL
Tue Jan 11Ross Trudeau4DNASTRAND FUDGSICLE ITTEAMS JORDANPEELE
Wed Jan 12Adam Aaronson6FREEDIVE GASTROPUB KEVINKLINE GLUESTICKS MCDOUBLES ROADFLARE
Thu Jan 13Karen Lurie6BODYOIL SHEKILLEDBILL THEYFOUNDNEMO GWENSTEFANI HEFREEDWILLY POWERPOSING
Fri Jan 14Matthew Stock and Sid Sivakumar8TEATASTING SAMELOVE OBSESSOVER CREATING TELLNOONE BANDMATE WIRELESSCHARGER WARCRAFT
Sat Jan 15Sam Ezersky12ZOOMBOMBING AGEOUTOF SONGWRITER BLUBBER MAHOMES MOUNTSHASTA EAGLEOWL POTTERMORE PANELTRUCKS MMDDYYYY DOYOGA SWIVELCHAIR
Sun Jan 16Derrick Niederman6RUMOURHASIT LIMEKILN DEVILINSIDE JUDYINDISGUISE THEPOWEROFLOVE SHESNOTTHERE
Mon Jan 17Evan Mahnken3OLDSPICE ADROPINTHEOCEAN SUPERPAC
Tue Jan 18Kate Schutzengel6BEATTOTHEAW TWOINKMINIMUMS ILLPRACTICE UMMACHINE SOEXTRA THEDOCTORISOUT

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