Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching?

Posted by: Urban Worrier

Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/28/13 03:44 PM

More Tom Swifties. (For example "I'll have a martini," said Tom, drily.) As ever, grovelling apologies for any re-runs.

Some of these are very clever and quite tough, so being all heart, I've given you first letter and length as a starter grinยท

-1. "Where did you put the crowbar?" Tom p----.
-2. "Our family is going camping next week," Tom said i-------.
-3. "That's an ugly hippopotamus!" said Tom h-------------.
-4. "Now I can do some painting," said Tom e-----.
-5. "I've just paid my annual subscription," Tom r---------
-6. "I won't tell you anything about my salivary glands," said Tom s----------.
-7. "Is your name Frank Lee?" Tom asked f------.
-8. "I only use a shampoo," said Tom u--------------.
-9. "Dinna wave that axe aboot, Jimmy!" said Tom h---------.
-10. "It's the quotient of two integers," said Tom r---------.
-11. "Emily has put on weight," said Tom e-----------.
-12. "Have I been emasculated?" Tom d-------.
Posted by: Marian

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/28/13 03:52 PM

1. pried wave
Posted by: Niki

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/28/13 03:58 PM

4. easily think
Posted by: curly

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/28/13 04:13 PM

2. intently

Hi Rog.
Posted by: michele rose

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/28/13 04:18 PM

3. hypocritically
Posted by: Cue

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/28/13 04:22 PM

8. unconditionally wave
Posted by: Flo NS

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/28/13 04:53 PM

12. demanded
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/28/13 05:29 PM

Excellent solves. You're all far too good! wave

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Posted by: Sherlock

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/28/13 05:54 PM

11. emphatically grin
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/28/13 06:07 PM

Ho yuss! grin
Posted by: manxman

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/28/13 06:38 PM

10. rationally wave
Posted by: GBC

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/28/13 06:39 PM

7. frankly
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/28/13 06:44 PM

Thought either you or Denis would get that one, Manxman! lol

Good call, Gail smile
Posted by: niteowl07

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/28/13 08:36 PM

6 - slaveringly ?
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/29/13 03:09 AM

9.Heedlessly
wave
Posted by: Jema

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/29/13 04:04 AM

5. remembered wave
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/29/13 08:22 AM

Haroula, Jema - both good! wave (I just love that one, Haroula!)

niteowl, nice try but doesn't match mine. You're in the right area - think of a verb describing what glands do, and what would also refer to Tom's not wanting to discuss it think
Posted by: Cue

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/29/13 11:25 AM

6. secretedly?
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/29/13 12:14 PM

Very very close, Cue but you're a letter light... think
Posted by: Redz

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/29/13 12:52 PM

Oh, gee, I thought it was spittingly lol
Posted by: Marian

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/29/13 12:55 PM

I believe #6 would be secretively? wave
Posted by: bermag45

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/29/13 02:19 PM

6. How about 'spluttering' ? wave thumbsup

Bernie happydance
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Do My Eyes See Mr Swifty Approaching? - 03/29/13 02:52 PM

It would, Marian! lol - nice tries Joan and Bernie wave