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Under McCullogh's regime this open-shop gumshoe artist had free access to the jail with instructions to go as far as he liked.
THE EVERETT MASSACREWALKER C. SMITH
I'm sure the gumshoe when it comes to pipin' a man off so's I got his photograph in my eye.
UNDER HANDICAPJACKSON GREGORY
A gumshoe outlasts a hobnailed sole and a rubber tube full of air is better than a steel tire.
CREATIVE CHEMISTRYEDWIN E. SLOSSON
And consider the appropriateness of the figures of speech, as Gumshoe would say.
DEERING OF DEALLATTA GRISWOLD
One for the Gumshoe, said Tony blithely, as they turned onto the campus.
DEERING OF DEALLATTA GRISWOLD
Very likely it was the mild and gentle Ebenezer Gumshoe Roylston.
DEERING OF DEALLATTA GRISWOLD
But theres nothing I can do; Im in with Gumshoe worse than ever.
DEERING OF DEALLATTA GRISWOLD
To heck with the Gumshoe; bounds are off for the afternoon anyway.
DEERING OF DEALLATTA GRISWOLD
And also after the time Gumshoe soured on you about the Soft-toed Sammy billet-doux.
DEERING OF DEALLATTA GRISWOLD
Dye remember Reggie Carroll telling us that the Gumshoe would get even?
DEERING OF DEALLATTA GRISWOLD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GUMSHOE

  • coasts
  • cowers
  • glides
  • glissades
  • goes stealthily
  • gumshoes
  • lurks
  • meanders
  • passes quietly
  • prowls
  • pussyfoots
  • shirks
  • sidles
  • skitters
  • skulks
  • slicks
  • slides
  • slips
  • snakes
  • sneaks
  • steals
  • undulates
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