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')

_______ _______ 1290 spin the oyster's lustrous offering (5,5)
_______ _______ 1291 spirited adventure in mountains of south-central U.S. (5,4)
_______ _______ 1292 spiteful female fan of impeached U.S. President (5,5)
_______ _______ 1293 splendid lock of hair (5,6)
_______ _______ 1294 splendid sweets (5,5)
_______ _______ 1295 spoil an even round at the links (3,3)
_______ _______ 1296 spoiled Shakespeare (6,4)
_______ _______ 1297 spotless monarch (5,5)
_______ _______ 1298 spring-time diary (6,7)
_______ _______ 1299 Sputnik vs. Apollo? (5,4)
_______ _______ 1300 squeeze meant to improve one's clarity of expression (7,12)
_______ _______ 1301 Stanley's blueprints (5,5)
_______ _______ 1302 stay ridiculously silly (6,5)
_______ _______ 1303 steal cylindrical conduit (5,4)
_______ _______ 1304 steal nothing (5,5)
_______ _______ 1305 stink on the sideline seat (5,6)
_______ _______ 1306 stipend for a wise man (4,4)
_______ _______ 1307 STOMP (5,6)
_______ _______ 1308 stomp on contents of garbage can (4,5)
_______ _______ 1309 stop a happening from happening (7,5)

Answers: 1290. twirl/swirl/whirl pearl, 1291. Ozark lark, 1292. Nixon vixen, 1293. grand strand, 1294. dandy candy, 1295. mar par, 1296. marred bard, 1297. clean queen, 1298. vernal journal, 1299. space race, 1300. diction constriction, 1301. Stan's plans, 1302. remain inane, 1303. swipe pipe, 1304. filch zilch, 1305. bench stench, 1306. sage wage, 1307. pound ground, 1308. bash trash, 1309. prevent event,

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