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Hospital workers demand statements from Boris? (9)


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'hospital workers' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'demand statements from boris?' is the wordplay.
'demand' becomes 'order' (both can mean an instruction or command).
'statements from boris?' becomes 'lies' (I can't explain this - if you can you should give a lot more credence to this answer).

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(Other definitions for orderlies that I've seen before include "Military or hospital attendants" , "Hospital workers" , "Servants" , "Hospital attendants or soldiers working for officers" , "Solderer I join as soldiers who do errands for officers" .)

I've seen this clue in The Independent.
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