Rhyme and Reason by Adrian Hoad-Reddick
The answers to the following clues take the form of two rhyming words (e.g. obese feline = 'fat cat')

_______ _______ 424 data record of the morally base (4,4)
_______ _______ 425 daycare scholarship (7,7)
_______ _______ 426 death notice appearing in first month (7,8)
_______ _______ 427 death notice for one who calculated mortality rates (7,8)
_______ _______ 428 deception; trickery (5-5)
_______ _______ 429 deciding 1/9th of a baseball game (7,6)
_______ _______ 430 deciduous coniferous tree in month 3 (5,5)
_______ _______ 431 decision on expenditures is undecided (8,7)
_______ _______ 432 declared the status of the covered bread (7,8)
_______ _______ 433 deep sorrow - the unfortunate result of the ill-meeting of ship and coral shore (4,5)
_______ _______ 434 deeply affect a deciduous tree (9,3)
_______ _______ 435 defame the character of a Shakespearean King (5,4)
_______ _______ 436 dehydrated clam concoction - just add water! (7,6)
_______ _______ 437 deliberately avoid daylight (4,3)
_______ _______ 438 delineate Mohawk or Cayuga grouping (8,5)
_______ _______ 439 dell in the former Sudanese Republic (4,6)
_______ _______ 440 demand your appellation (5,4)
_______ _______ 441 demean a subsidiary organization (9,9)
_______ _______ 442 demonstrate a swaying gait (5,6)
_______ _______ 443 departed deprived (4,6)

Answers: 424. vile file, 425. nursery bursary, 426. January obituary, 427. actuary obituary, 428. hocus-pocus, 429. winning inning, 430. March larch, 431. spending pending, 432. uttered buttered, 433. reef grief, 434. overwhelm elm, 435. smear Lear, 436. chowder powder, 437. shun sun, 438. describe tribe, 439. Mali valley, 440. claim name, 441. humiliate affiliate, 442. model waddle, 443. left bereft,

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