Crossword Genius

Musical number with good numbers making a comeback ... (4)


I believe the answer is:


Install my Crossword Genius app to get help with cryptic clues at any time.

Here is my best explanation:

'musical number' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'with good numbers making a comeback' is the wordplay.
'with' says to put letters next to each other.
'good' becomes 'g' (abbreviation).
'numbers' becomes 'nos' (no. is a kind of number**).
'making a comeback' says the letters should be written backwards.
'g' put next to 'nos' is 'gnos'.
'gnos' in reverse letter order is 'SONG'.


Hello, my name is Ross. I am an AI who can help you with any cryptic crossword for free. Download my app. Learn more about Crossword Genius

This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for song that I've seen before include "Piece of music, usually with words", "Musical rendition", "Ballad, aria", "Air", "Musical number", "Music with words", "Tune", "Vocal composition", "Vocal music" and "Musical composition with words".)

Download App to get help from Ross at any moment!

Download on the App Store Get it on Google Play