Single Letter Indicators

This table contains single letter indicators which are not in the abbreviation or letter selection lists. The great majority of ways to indicate a single letter in a cryptic wordplay can be found in one of these three lists.

The list below can be sorted alphabetically on Indicator (default) or Letter Indicated, in either ascending (default) or descending sequence. The Search box allows full and partial searching of the first two columns in the list.

IndicatorAlternative FormsLetter IndicatedTypeExplanation
alphaAStandardRadio communications
articleAStandard
axisco-ordinateXStandardGraphs
axisco-ordinateYStandardGraphs
axisco-ordinateZStandardGraphs
beeBStandardName of letter
bendSStandard
bendUStandard
bendZStandard
bravoBStandardRadio communications
bytimesXStandardMultiplication symbol
canine letterRAdvancedSee Chambers
CharlieCStandardRadio communications
circular letterOStandard
crossXStandard
cueQStandardName of letter
curveJAdvancedJ-curve
DeeDStandardName of letter
deltaDStandardRadio communications
duckblobOStandard
echoEStandardRadio communications
egoself/first personIStandard
EmmaMAdvancedSignalling
exXStandardName of letter
factorXStandard
fifty50LStandardRoman numeral
first classtop gradeAStandard
five5VStandardRoman numeral
five hundred500DStandardRoman numeral
foxtrotFStandardRadio communications
geeGStandardName of letter
golfGStandardRadio communications
honourJAdvancedCards
honourQAdvancedCards
honourKAdvancedCards
honourAAdvancedCards
hotelHStandardRadio communications
hundred100/ton/centuryCStandardRoman numeral
IndiaIStandardRadio communications
jayJStandardName of letter
JulietJStandardRadio communications
junctionTStandard
KayKStandardName of letter
kiloKStandardRadio communications
kissXStandard
LimaLStandardRadio communications
loudFStandardForte
lovezip/zero/nothing/nilOStandard
MikeMStandardRadio communications
notchVStandard
NovemberNStandardRadio communications
oneAStandard
oneIStandardRoman numeral
OscarOStandardRadio communications
papaPStandardRadio communications
peePStandardName of letter
penJAdvancedJ-pen
perAStandardFor each
pointNStandard
pointEStandard
pointSStandard
pointWStandard
poleNStandard
poleSStandard
poshupper classUStandard
programming languageCStandard
QuebecQStandardRadio communications
RomeoRStandardRadio communications
second classsecond rateBStandard
seeCStandardName of letter
shape of consoleSAdvancedSee Chambers
sierraSStandardRadio communications
softsoftlyPStandardPiano
tangoTStandardRadio communications
teeTStandardName of letter
ten10XStandardRoman numeral
thousand1000MStandardRoman numeral
turnUStandard
uniformUStandardRadio communications
unknownvariableXStandardAlgebra
unknownvariableYStandardAlgebra
unknownvariableZStandardAlgebra
victorVStandardRadio communications
voteXStandard
whiskeyWStandardRadio communications
wrong answerXStandard
YankeeYStandardRadio communications
yesindeedIAdvancedSame as aye
ZuluZStandardRadio communications

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