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Terribly wet journalist gets material (5)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

tweed

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Here is my best explanation:

'material' is the definition.
(tweed is a kind of material)

'terribly wet journalist' is the wordplay.
'terribly' indicates an anagram.
'journalist' becomes 'ed' (short for editor**).
'wet' anagrammed gives 'twe'.
'twe'+'ed'='TWEED'

'gets' is the link.

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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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