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The ClueDeceived (6 letter answer)
NotesThe answer SNOWED is rarely seen, appearing only about once every 1600 puzzles.
Overwhelmed with flattery
Put one over on
___ under (overwhelmed)
Did a con job on
Caused some winter havoc, maybe
DefinitionSNOW as a verb:
1. fall as snow; "It was snowing all night"
2. (bamboozle, snow, hoodwink, pull the wool over someone's eyes, lead by the nose, play false) = conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end; "He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well"