# With all six, I’m set free

A Tyobrien riddle of the week:

With three, I’m an animal
With four, I’m a cloth
With five, I’m a scene
With all six, I’m set free

With three I'm an animal

ape

With four I'm a cloth

cape

With five I'm a scene

scape

With all six I'm set free

escape

I think you are

pantou.

With three, I’m an animal

Pan is a genus consisting of chimpanzees and bonobos.

With four, I’m a cloth

A pant is one leg of a pair of pants, which is a garment/cloth.

With five, I’m a scene

A panto is a pantomime, a type of stage production.

With all six, I’m set free

Pantou, spelled in Greek as παντού, means "everywhere".

• That seems quite complicated – Aniket Gupta Feb 23 '20 at 8:48
• Indeed, but it's all I could think of so far. – Synchronous Feb 23 '20 at 8:52