Language Quiz / Letter Subtraction XI

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Can you name the answers to the hints, where each answer has the same letters (minus one) as the answer above it?

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Set 1
Formal retractions or disavowals of a previously held statement or belief (12) 
An interaction of an individual with one or more other persons (e.g. a customer exchanging money for goods) (11) 
Double-flowered cultivated varieties of clove pink with pink, white, or red flowers (10) 
Severely restrict the scope, extent, or activity of (9) 
Surname of 'Breaking Bad' star Bryan (8) 
Containers that cigarettes come in (7) 
Japanese shoot-'em-up video game series, or 'against' in Spanish (6) 
Oak nut; squirrels might add this to their collection (5) 
The little girl Jack dances with in 'Titanic,' or n indigenous ethnic group of Western Central Mexico (4) 
Row, row, row your boat with this (3) 
Postal code of Oregon (2) 
'R._____.C.K. in the U.S.A,' by John Cougar Mellencamp (1) 
Set 2
Related to grasses (10) 
Finding out a numerical value yourself (9) 
A cultivated pelargonium flower (8) 
Tom Cruise film: 'Jerry _____' (7) 
Vegas hotel and casino with the largest free-standing marquee in the world (6) 
A representation of the external form of a person or thing in sculpture, painting, etc. (5) 
Stage name of rapper Jayceon Terrell Taylor (4) 
Actress Ryan of 'Sleepless in Seattle' (3) 
American multinational automotive corporation headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, and the world's largest automaker, by vehicle unit sales, in 2011 (2) 
Precedes 'string' in a name for skimpy female undergarments (1) 
Set 3
In statistics, exchanging labels on data points when performing significance tests (10) 
2004 teen comedy starring Lindsay Lohan, Tina Fey, and Rachel McAdams (9) 
1984 horror comedy about a monster invasion, except for the cute one, Mogwai (8) 
One who socializes with others at parties (7) 
The first major hit of The Cranberries (1993) (6) 
To rule (ie: as a king or queen) (5) 
What he places on her finger when he proposes (4) 
To equip (a ship) with sails, shrouds, and yards (3) 
Country code top-level domain for Greece (2) 
'The Vampire Diaries' actor Steven McQueen's middle initial (1) 
Set 4
One who resorts to a higher authority or greater power, as for sanction, corroboration, or a decision (8) 
Clothing, especially outer garments; attire (7) 
Attraction (6) 
A red or green fruit, or a computer manufacturer (5) 
An answer to a claim made by someone in a civil or criminal case under common law using the adversary system (4) 
Surface created between the knee and hips of a bipedal being when it is in a seated or lying down position (3) 
Man of the house Bundy on 'Married... with Children' (2) 
The founder of the Church of Scientology was _____. Ron Hubbard (1) 

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