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')

_______ _______ 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)

Answers: 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,

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