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Mum unhappy about article that is printed in big type (8*)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

masthead

Here is my best explanation:

'that is printed in big type' is the definition.

(a masthead displays the title of a newspaper)

'mum unhappy about article' is the subsidiary indication.

'mum' becomes 'ma' ('ma' can be a synonym of 'mum').

'unhappy' becomes 'sad' ('sad' can be a synonym of 'unhappy').

'about' is an insertion indicator.

'article' becomes 'the'.

'sad' going around 'the' is 'sthead'.

'ma'+'sthead'='masthead'

This clue was last seen in The Telegraph

(Other definitions for masthead that I've seen before include "Printed newspaper details", "Newspaper title", "Title of a newspaper printed at the top of the front page", "Newspaper identity", "Title of a newspaper or magazine", "furthest point from sea", "Top of paper's front page", "One's right up the pole", "Name of paper at top of front page" and "Something in large type".)

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