# The answer to this puzzle is a three letter word

Easy riddle. Even kids should be able to get this.

In the end, the answer to this puzzle is a three letter word and also a single letter.

Ignore the Excel sheet lines

Hint

Each row is a clue which in total creates a full clue

Hint 2

First line "Numbers" from different languages (Hindi, Japanese, etc)

Second Line: Anagram of Played

• You know you can remove Excel gridlines by going to the View tab and unticking the 'Gridlines' checkbox in the 'Show' section? Top tip :)
– Stiv
Dec 11 '19 at 12:55
• Thanks @Stiv. Next time.
– DrD
Dec 11 '19 at 12:56
• rot13 (puebab, byq, lbhat, ->ntr)?
– user63710
Dec 11 '19 at 14:20
• Should this puzzle have a rebus tag? Dec 11 '19 at 20:57
• @DEEM As though there's just one? Dec 11 '19 at 21:50

## 2 Answers

The answer is

"Tea as in first box Every word is missing with T and Tea is three letter word and even single letter.

• Can you explain how this applies to the rest of the clues? Dec 16 '19 at 20:38

Four different rows

NUMBERS

Second row

PLAYED

Third row

BY THIS (fits all three words By this logic, By this time, By this date)

Fourth row

OLD MAN ( Common to both Hemingway and Neil Young- and the pix are of old man :) )

Combining

Numbers played by this old man ( Nursery Rhyme)
TEN or X (Roman)