By adding a letter to another word and anagramming, you get the name of a U.S. state.
Ex:V + Tutor = Montpelier. The answer would be "mentor vermont". A mentor is a synonym for a tutor, and Montpelier is the capital of Vermont. In your answer, put the shorter word first, and do not use punctuation.
-1.Y + Cutting the grass = Cheyenne. two words, 6,7
-2.X + Place to sit = Austin. 4,5
-3.S + Appoint = St. Paul. 8,9
-4.I + Appoint = Augusta. 4,5
5.A + Toward the wind = Dover. 7,8
6.O + "I thought you were a ____" = Salem. 5,6
7.A + Primitive structure = Salt Lake City. 3,4
8.L + A gardener, maybe = Annapolis. 7,8
-9.A + Financial people = Lincoln. 7,8
-10.A + Vibrating to make noise = Lansing. 7,8