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French translation of “clue”

clue

noun /kluː/
anything that helps to solve a mystery, puzzle etc
indice
The car number was a clue to the identity of the murderer I can’t answer the second clue in this crossword.
clueless adjective (of a person) stupid
ignare
He’s quite clueless about art.
not to have a clue to be ignorant
n’avoir pas la moindre idée (de)
‘How does that work?’ ‘I haven’t a clue.’
(Definition of clue from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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