Wordy Wednesday 196: Section Six 19

FRAMELINKS 7 (answer)
Here is 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:
Anthony Bailey **
Cory Oldweiler **
Jack Bross **
Bryce Herdt **
Rusty the Wolf **
Ryan Faley **
Sam Levitin **

PENT WORDS 39 (hint)
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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, a 6-letter word.
Ring 1
1 Like many popular YouTube videos
2 Bird's home
3 Fearsome
4 Sufficient
5 Nevada birthplace of Gilligan's Island's Dawn Wells
6 Popular carbonated beverage: 2 wds.

Ring 2
* Like skimpy clothes
* Canyon with steep walls
* "____ your horses!"
* Castrate
* Harry Potter portrayer Radcliffe

Ring 3
* River in Africa
* Subject of Don McLean's "Vincent": 2 wds.
* Baseball batted low
* Discourage

Ring 4
* Kidney-related
* Popular wintertime beverage
* ____ Acre Wood (A. A. Milne setting)

Ring 5
* Manatee relative
* Deserved

Ring 6
* "19 Kids and Counting" surname

* A pair of Foxgeryptics!
* Patron Puzzle #32, which will be delivered exclusively to Patreon supporters ($5 or more per month), is a Framelinks.

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