1. Cram. No Crete lust.
  2. She. Who Kyle? Till.
  3. Out! I'm dinner elder.

Find three objects beginning with an E, each described by one line, given they are clued similarly.


a) Each object has three pieces.
b) The three triplets have spatial order in common.
c) The three clues are arranged similarly.

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    $\begingroup$ Congratulations on passing 30k, Tom, fully deserved. I've no idea how to solve this one but it looks enticing. $\endgroup$
    – hexomino
    Commented Dec 22, 2018 at 1:29
  • $\begingroup$ Why are all puzzlers so enigmatic? $\endgroup$
    – Xetrov
    Commented Dec 29, 2018 at 13:43
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    $\begingroup$ I like how the title says "easy" and then everyone's stumped for weeks :P $\endgroup$
    – Jafe
    Commented Jan 10, 2019 at 22:04
  • $\begingroup$ Is that tribond tag completely accurate @Tom ? $\endgroup$
    – Brandon_J
    Commented Jan 12, 2019 at 4:55
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    $\begingroup$ @Brandon_J - I think so. The 'three pieces' of the title applies to the objects and these share a common property. I'll expand the hint. Thank you for the bountification! $\endgroup$
    – Tom
    Commented Jan 12, 2019 at 13:55

1 Answer 1


I think I've got the answers

  1. Cram. No Crete lust.

    This is an anagram of Crust, Mantle, Core so the answer is Earth

  2. She. Who Kyle? Till.

    This is an anagram of Shell, White, Yolk so the answer is Egg

  3. Out! I'm dinner elder.

    This is an anagram of Outer, Middle, Inner so the answer is Ear


Each answer is associated to a triplet with the general spatial ordering of outside, middle, inside. Each clue is arranged as an anagram. Also, as pointed out by jafe in the comments, the letters of each outer part are on the outside of the clue, this makes finding the anagram a bit easier.

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    $\begingroup$ Rot13[Nyfb, gur yrggref bs rnpu bhgre cneg ner ba gur bhgfvqr bs gur pyhr rgp.] Very nice! $\endgroup$
    – Jafe
    Commented Jan 13, 2019 at 9:01

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