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Sailor upsetting a rascal (6)


I believe the answer is:


'sailor' is the definition.
(I know that Lascar is a type of sailor)

'upsetting a rascal' is the wordplay.
'upsetting' indicates an anagram.
'rascal' is an anagram of 'LASCAR'.

(Other definitions for lascar that I've seen before include "Camp-follower" , "E. Indian seaman" , "Asian sailor" , "Kind of foreign sailor - quite a rascal" , "Rascal (anag) - oriental seaman" .)

I've seen this clue in The Irish Independent.
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