As a detective solving the mystery of the crossword clue ‘Shifty type?‘ my thinking immediately turns to the possibility of a word that conveys some form of unsettlement or instability. However, upon deeper contemplation and further analysis, I realize that the words ‘Shifty‘ and ‘type‘ could refer to a specific group of letters in the English language. Uppercase letters are indeed the ‘shifty type‘ and are often used to convey emphasis or strong emotion. It was this insight that led me to deduce that the answer to the clue must be ‘UPPERCASE‘. By thinking outside of the box and exploring all possible meanings of the clue, I was able to solve this mystery and uncover the solution to the crossword puzzle.