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Terribly wet journalist gets material (5)


I believe the answer is:


Here is my best explanation:

'material' is the definition.

(tweed is a kind of material)

'terribly wet journalist' is the subsidiary indication.

'terribly' indicates an anagram.

'journalist' becomes 'ed' (**).

'wet' anagrammed gives 'twe'.


'gets' is the link.

This clue was last seen in Mirror

(Other definitions for tweed that I've seen before include "See 7", "River on border between England and Scotland", "Flow", "flows across a border", "Twilled cloth", "rough stuff", "Rough material", "Woollen material", "Flower on border" and "woollen material".)


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