Wordy Wednesday 32: Section Six

PENT WORDS 6 (answer)
It's been two weeks, so time to unveil the answer to this puzzle. If you still wish to solve it yourself, please go here for the normal version of the puzzle, or here for the easier version of the puzzle. Here's a list of people who solved it:
Adam Weaver **
Bryce Herdt **
Cheryl Chan *
Christian H.P. **
Giovanni Pagano *
Izak Bulten **
Jack Bross **
James McGowan **
John Bulten **
Mark Tilford **
Peter Abide **
Sam Levitin **
Sean Molley *
Ryan Faley **
Tim Harrod **

This conundrum from half a fortnight ago has had a two-digit total of individuals crack it. This link is a not-so-difficult copy of it with word divisions in it. Gratify your author by mailing your solutions to glmathgrant[at]gmail[dot]com within half a fortnight. Good luck!

This puzzle's grid has six rings and six sections. Each ring contains a series of words placed end to end, reading either clockwise or counterclockwise; all the words in a given ring will read in the same direction. Ring 1 (the outer ring) contains six answers that read clockwise; the starting spaces are numbered in the grid. Clues for the answers in the remaining rings are given in order, but their starting points and direction are for you to determine. The sections (separated by the heavy lines radiating from the center) will help you place the inner rings: in a given section, each ring segment contains all but one of the letters in the next segment outward. In other words, a section's outermost segment contains six letters; the next segment inward contains five of those six letters in some order; and so on, until only one of the original six letters remains.

Arrange the letters in the six starred spaces to form the final answer.
Ring 1
1 ____ kiss
2 Ravel work
3 Athlete who might injure his rotator cuff
4 Pascal's Wager, for one
5 ____ 4 Dead
6 It may be dramatic

Ring 2
* Exercises in a math book
* Type of address
* Guitar feature
* Like some eclipses
* Noble

Ring 3
* Representative
* Firefox alternative
* One with a trophy, sometimes
* Frequently

Ring 4
* Goddess of luck
* Kickback from a fired gun
* Word following "seed" or "even"

Ring 5
* LinkSys product
* Pennsylvania, at one time

Ring 6
* Certain canid

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