Vicious Valets

by Aussie Meyer
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Story

Members of the Junior Ganymede Club got an eyeful last week when five of their members (Lister, Meadowes, Nixon, Oddbody & Purvis) wrote vivid anecdotes in the club book about their young masters (in no particular order: Andy, Bill, Cuthbert, Daniel & Eggy) in some embarrassing situation. Each weekday (starting on Monday), another lurid story appeared! Irregardless of order, these included: the one about the fellow who lost the seat of his trousers to a Labrador retriever, the tale of the chap who bought a bogus diamond stickpin from a confidence man, a paragraph of prose about the man whose shirtfront flew up and smacked him in the face at a banquet, a report of a young man locked out of a country house at night in the nude, and of course the little story about the lovesick lad who serenaded an elderly magistrate with his concertina, thinking he was below the window of the old boy's pretty niece.

From the clues below, can you determine which vicious valet worked for what employer, the incident reported in the club book, and the day it appeared?


./Labels/h_Valet.png ./Labels/h_Employer.png ./Labels/h_Incident.png
./Labels/v_Lister.png ./Labels/v_Meadowes.png ./Labels/v_Nixon.png ./Labels/v_Oddbody.png ./Labels/v_Purvis.png ./Labels/v_Andy.png ./Labels/v_Bill.png ./Labels/v_Cutherbert.png ./Labels/v_Daniel.png ./Labels/v_Eggy.png ./Labels/v_Dog_Bit_Pants.png ./Labels/v_Shirtfront_Slap.png ./Labels/v_Serenade.png ./Labels/v_Dud_Diamond.png ./Labels/v_Nude_Lockout.png
./Labels/v_Day.png ./Labels/h_Monday.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Tuesday.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Wednesday.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Thursday.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Friday.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/v_Incident.png ./Labels/h_Dog_Bit_Pants.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Shirtfront_Slap.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Serenade.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Dud_Diamond.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Nude_Lockout.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/v_Employer.png ./Labels/h_Andy.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Bill.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Cutherbert.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Daniel.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
./Labels/h_Eggy.png Mark Mark Mark Mark Mark
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JavaScript Grid by Scott Noyes

Clues

  1. Andy and Bill are Americans, the others are Brits.
  2. Meadowes wrote his piece on the young yankee who was locked out of the country house in the buff prior to Wednesday.
  3. The tale about the dog devouring the trousers seat appeared earlier in the week than Lister's story, which in turn appeared before the story about Bill.
  4. The story of serenading the magistrate appeared the day before the anecdote about buying the counterfeit diamond stickpin; both appeared before the tale about Daniel.
  5. Purvis did not come in to the club Thursday or Friday.
  6. The anecdote about Andy did not appear on Monday.
  7. Bill's valet is not named Nixon.
  8. Eggy did not perform the serenade.



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