Word Ladder: Unnecessary Detour

Can you name the four-letter words to complete this themed word ladder? The path is not the most direct.

Clue4-Letter Answer
• Opposite of 'give' •
Enclosed body of water
Bowling division
• Yearn for •
Percussion instrument
Gillian Flynn's '____ Girl'
Quality of sound
Tennessee Ernie Ford song: 'Sixteen ____'
Foot appendages
Exits; 'Steady as she ____'
Graduate school entrance tests
Clue4-Letter Answer
'Nine Days' Queen' Lady Jane ____
Three-pointer in basketball, slangily
Third person pronoun
• Curds and ____ •
At what time?
'Big Brother' host, Julie ____
Film director Joel or Ethan
College girl
Removed weeds
Courtney Love's band
• There's no place like it! •

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