Capital Gains

Can you name the capital cities that have to be gained by each of these to become whole words or phrases?

Word/PhraseCapital CityClue
FLIM-FL*Con artist (2 wds.)
TIL*Common food fish
TIM*EEdge of a tree habitat (2 wds.)
CA*ETType of red wine
*GENTCharacterized by painstaking effort
MET*C ACIDFormic acid's formal name (2 wds.)
KI*TERAbout 0.6 miles
TA*Food served in a cornhusk
KA*YMel Brooks or Danny Kaye's real surname
OXY*CLike 'jumbo shrimp'
G*WLYDon't move fast (2 wds.)
COM*ONExamination to establish similarity
MOS*Blood-sucking insect
YU*GARINFirst person in space (2 wds.)
BA*TERIt measures pressure
OPPOR*TPerson who takes advantage
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  • Example: OPA*GARIA [Town 150 miles NE of Sofia (2 wds.)] If that gained KABUL, it becomes "OpaKA, BULgaria," a small town in Bulgaria. You can type in the city or phrase. Enjoy the bonuses!
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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2019
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