I'm stumped on the last clue in another cryptic crossword. The clue is

Injured person's mostly easy-going

The (confirmed) cross-clues give C_S_A_T_. Normally I can guess at a part or at least the structure, but I've got nothing here.

Cryptic Crosswords iPhone app, Pack 3, Puzzle 5, Clue 12


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The cryptic part of the clue doesn't seem to cover the whole word, as far as I can tell.

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    $\begingroup$ I think it gets out of covering the whole clue because of the mostly. $\endgroup$
    – Kevin
    Commented May 30, 2014 at 14:22

You can look up possible combinations for a word like this one using a Regular Expression search at http://www.dict.org--select one of the two regular expression search options available, and type in the incomplete word, say ^c.s.a.t.$, in the search field. I find it most helpful indeed when I'm stuck.


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