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I paid sentries for working -- people getting regular payments (13)


I believe the answer is:


Here is my best explanation:

'people getting regular payments' is the definition.

'i paid sentries for working' is the wordplay.
'for working' indicates anagramming the letters.
'ipaidsentries' is an anagram of 'STIPENDIARIES'.

This clue was last seen in The Telegraph