supersleuth


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supersleuth

(ˈsuːpəˌsluːθ)
n
1. (Law) an excellent detective, esp a fictitious one
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) an excellent detective, esp a fictitious one
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I devoured more of the paperbacks about the supersleuth, written under the collective pseudonym Carolyn Keene.
in association with Don't miss the best blockbusters Christmas Day, BBC1, 4.50pm Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Supersleuth sequel.
JOIN canine supersleuth Scooby Doo and his best mate Shaggy to solve some Christmas crimes There's a collection of Christmas specials on CiTV from much-loved animated shows, and in Monday's Scooby Doo Haunted Holidays, the gang's enjoyment of a winter festival is cut short when an evil snowman comes to life.
On the small screen, he joined supersleuth David Suchet in Agatha Christie's Poirot, Sky Living's The Spa and ITV's Northern Lights.
DVD PS20.42 Mr Holmes PG THIS is no brain-teasing adventure from the supersleuth - instead it's about his imagined final days.
So will the supersleuth ever reveal how he did it or will us lesser mortals be left guessing forever?
Hollywood star Angela Lansbury, best known as the clue-collecting supersleuth in the television series ''Murder, She Wrote,'' has been made a Dame of the British Empire.
The star - who also plays Sherlock Holmes in Guy Ritchie's movie version of the supersleuth stories - puts his survival down to his seven-year marriage to producer Susan Levin.
The Nancy Drew series, by Carolyn Keene: Girl supersleuth Nancy has been solving mysteries since 1930 with gal sidekicks Bess and George.
The latest outings for the character are the BBC's contempo-set version, "Sherlock," which updates the supersleuth and sidekick Watson to contempo London, and the sequel to steampunk hit "Sherlock Holmes," starring Robert Downey Jr.
I asked Register-Guard supersleuth Bob Welch about it and he answered in his question-and-answer column on June 1.
In the absence of direct answers, we follow the example of Arthur Conan Doyle and his supersleuth, Sherlock Holmes: a process of elimination can used to shed considerable light on what we are dealing with here.