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gumshoe

(ˈgəmˈʃu)
n. a policeman or a detective. (Underworld. Also a term of address. So named for wearing silent, gum-rubber soles.) Has that gumshoe been around asking questions again?
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Gumshoe [R] is a way to do both; help the environment and help homeowners protect their most important investment.
Gay gumshoe Russell Quant boards the Mediterranean-bound Dorothy cruise liner to protect a wealthy matriarch from a family member with murderous intentions.
I had a booth at the Junior League Holiday Mart in Denver and was ironically placed across from the Gumshoe Girls.
In one the hero is a male gumshoe, while the other is a young female.
samples collected by Yy and the Gumshoe Strut, as they approached and
Gumshoe weblogger JULIAN SANCHEZ explains how "dilettante swarms" on the Net, himself among them, quickly unraveled a gun research riddle and solved "The Mystery of Mary Rosh" (page 16).
Maybe those disciplines were effective in plotting her wildly popular Tamara Hayle mysteries about a sassy, take-no-junk gumshoe. For Wesley, her Howard days were invaluable.
"Rather than devoting buckets of money to a knock-'em-dead five-part series that has Pulitzer or duPont written all over it," writes Shepard, critics "say resources might be better spent on more local gumshoe reporting or daily beat reporting." And for those already in those essential jobs, it can be demoralizing to see designated "stars" given oodles of time to work on megaprojects remote from "a paper or station's core responsibilities."
Part American gumshoe and part Fantomas, Le Poulpe is the title character of a thriving series of French mystery novels that are as much literary phenomenon as political bombshell.
Maybe, then, we ought to do a little investigating of our own, an examination of the gumshoe conscience.
Thus for the bug-savvy gumshoe, a maggot's biological clock can provide a highly accurate measure of a body's postmortem interval, or PMI -- a variable that very much interests murder investigators.
The nation's number-one gumshoe seems to have missed an important clue.
Stirling Council granted permission to a production company Gumshoe Productions to film in the glen FROMTUESDAY, March 20 until yesterday (Thursday).
Supernatural gumshoe Nick Medea and his ragtag gang of shapeshifters, changelings, priests, and a reincarnated lover find themselves caught up in the middle of an age-old battle when a deadly war between the reigning queen and exiled king of Feirie threatens to destroy the city.
In 1970, we meet permanently stoned gumshoe Doc Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) whose latest assignment is to prevent a land developer being sent to an asylum by his unscrupulous wife and her secret lover.