Crossword Genius

One may be dressed up to them - by numbers? (5)


I believe the answer is:


I'm a little stuck...
Click here to teach me more about this clue!

Here is my best explanation:

'numbers?' is the definition.
(nine is a kind of number)

I can't explain the rest of the clue.


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 Globe and Mail

(Other definitions for nines that I've seen before include "Dressed to these is to be perfectly turned out", "Dressed to these and you're well-turned-out", "squares", "In emergency, press three of these", "Numbers to which one may be dressed up?", "9s" and "Very smart if dressed to these".)

Download App to get help from Ross at any moment!

Download on the App Store Get it on Google Play