Lunch with Bertie

by Aussie Meyer
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Story

Bertram Wooster, metropolitan creature that he is, generally takes his midday repast out on the town. Last week, however, various & sundry of his associates rolled up at the flat in Berkeley Square demanding lunch, lunch, and nothing but lunch! Things being what they were, he gave them lunch! In no particular order, there was old pal Bingo Little, his lively cousin Claude (strangely separated from his twin Eustace), his good & deserving Aunt Dahlia, his other cousin Eustace (strangely separated from his twin Claude), and Gussie Fink-Nottle, as fish-faced a lad as ever tripped over the welcome mat. The ravening visitors each appeared on a different weekday, from Monday through Friday, inclusive.

Fortunately, Jeeves had a plethora of tasty entrees up his impeccable sleeve and regaled the individuals with the hearty Bratwurst, the dreamy Chicken Salad, the wickedly Devilled Crab, the toothsome Eggs Benedict, and the traditional Filet of Sole (not in any particular order).

Can you determine from the six clues below which party showed up on what day, and what dish Jeeves served whom?


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./Labels/v_Bingo.png ./Labels/v_Claude.png ./Labels/v_Dahlia.png ./Labels/v_Eustace.png ./Labels/v_Gussie.png ./Labels/v_Bratwurst.png ./Labels/v_Chicken_Salad.png ./Labels/v_Devilled_Crab.png ./Labels/v_Eggs_Benedict.png ./Labels/v_Filet_of_Sole.png
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./Labels/v_Dish.png ./Labels/h_Bratwurst.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
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./Labels/h_Devilled_Crab.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Eggs_Benedict.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Filet_of_Sole.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
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Clues

  1. Jeeves' special Chicken Salad with walnuts was not served to Claude, but it was served earlier in the week than the Bratwurst.
  2. Over a chafing dish of Devilled Crabs, Bingo confided to Bertie, "I am in love at last!"
  3. The twins appeared, one each, on Tuesday and Friday, each making caustic comments about the personal habits of the other.
  4. Aunt Dahlia would have loved the Filet of Sole, but she was one day late and missed it.
  5. Gussie did not come on either Monday or Thursday, preferring to share his usual solitary sandwich with his newts.
  6. Jeeves knew that Claude & Eustace were allergic to eggs, so he planned other dishes for them.



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