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  • Crime against nature
  • Crime doesn't pay
  • Crime of passion
  • Criminal stupidity
  • Crooked House ( Agatha Christie book )
  • Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? ( Philip K. Dick book )
  • Everywhere that Mary went, the lamb was sure to go ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Hook line and sinker
  • Hook up with
  • I'm not a crook
  • If you can't do the time, don't do the crime
  • In like a lion out like a lamb
  • In two shakes of a lamb's tail
  • It takes a thief to catch a thief
  • It takes one to know one
  • Lamb chop
  • Lamb to the slaughter
  • Left Hook ( Nickname of Jeff Lacy )
  • Let off the hook
  • Let the punishment fit the crime
  • Like a thief in the night
  • Like being savaged by a dead sheep
  • Little Bo peep has lost her sheep ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Make sheep's eyes at
  • March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb
  • Mary had a little lamb its fleece was white as snow ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Must have accessory
  • Mutton dressed as lamb
  • Nose for crime
  • Off the hook
  • Once a thief, always a thief
  • One armed bandit
  • One may as well be hanged for a sheep as for a lamb
  • Partners in crime
  • Procrastination is the thief of time
  • Real piece of work
  • Rich man poor man beggerman thief
  • Ring off the hook
  • Robber barons
  • Scam artist
  • Separate the sheep from the goats
  • Set a thief to catch a thief
  • Skeleton staff
  • Sling your hook
  • Smokey And The Bandit ( Burt Reynolds movie )
  • Staff of life
  • Take a bite out of crime
  • Take a bite out of crime! ( National Crime Prevention Council advertising slogan )
  • Tea leaf ( Cockney rhyming slang for thief )
  • The Adventure of the Crooked Man ( Sherlock Holmes story )
  • The Flying Squad ( Nickname of the Specialist Crime Directorate, New Scotland Yard )
  • The Good Shepherd
  • The Hole in the Wall Gang ( Nickname of fictional western outlaw gang )
  • The Napoleon of Crime ( Nickname of Professor Moriarty )
  • The Outlaw Josey Wales ( Clint Eastwood movie )
  • The Shadow knows ( A catchphrase from the crime fighting vigilante )
  • The Thief ( Nickname of Sedale Threatt )
  • The Thief of Bad Gags ( Nickname of comedian Milton Berle )
  • The lion may lie down with the lamb, but the lamb won't get much sleep ( Woody Allen line )
  • The perfect crime
  • The sheep's in the meadow the cow's in the corn ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • There was a crooked man and he walked a crooked mile ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime ( Tony Blair political slogan )
  • Two shakes of a lamb's tail
  • Voter fraud
  • War criminal ( someone who has flouted the Geneva Convention )
  • Wolf in sheep's clothing ( meaning and origin of this phrase )

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