Oyster Shells

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Puzzle_Boat

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Clues

EXCUSE (6,5) JUDITH NORRIS
WARBLE (?,?) HONCHO LATHES
KILTER (10,9) DIALUP AWAKEN
MINGLE (9,6) GNOSIS MORMON
CAPRIS (8,1) BROOCH EFFUSE
INCHES (13,2) EXCEED DANGLE
LADIES (12,7) FIASCO ESPIES
BROKEN (5,3) CAPTOR BUMPER
FIANCE (7,10) MINYAN YESTER
DIAPER (3,8) KILLED EVINCE
JUDGES (1,12) ADAGIO PRIEST
HONEST (2,11) LADLED OSAGES
GNOMON (4,4) INCHON CRYPTS
ADAPTS (11,13)

Sums

 ADAPTS = ADA/GIO + CRY/PTS
 BROKEN = BRO/OCH + AWA/KEN
 CAPRIS = CAP/TOR + NOR/RIS
 DIAPER = DIA/LUP + BUM/PER
 EXCUSE = EXC/EED + EFF/USE
 FIANCE = FIA/SCO + EVI/NCE
 GNOMON = GNO/SIS + MOR/MON
 HONEST = HON/CHO + PRI/EST
 INCHES = INC/HON + LAT/HES
 JUDGES = JUD/ITH + OSA/GES
 KILTER = KIL/LED + YES/TER
 LADIES = LAD/LED + ESP/IES
 MINGLE = MIN/YAN + DAN/GLE
 WARBLE = WAR/MED + USA/BLE

Last two clues were "got more chilly" and "can be employed"

solution = MEDUSA