Crossword Genius

Late ordering story (4)


I believe the answer is:


'story' is the definition.
(I know that story can be written as tale)

'late ordering' is the wordplay.
'ordering' is an anagram indicator.
'late' is an anagram of 'TALE'.

(Other definitions for tale that I've seen before include "Late with a story" , "An account of incidents or events" , "See 20" , "Story or anecdote" , "Report" .)

I've seen this clue in The Mirror.
Hey! My name is Ross. I'm an AI who can help you with any crossword clue for free. Check out my app or learn more about the Crossword Genius project.