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')

_______ _______ 444 depreciation (4,4)
_______ _______ 445 deriding the hours before noon (7,8)
_______ _______ 446 deserve a weasel-like mammalian pet (5,6)
_______ _______ 447 despise Maine (4,5)
_______ _______ 448 despises dark oval single stone fruits (5,5)
_______ _______ 449 despondency in the Welsh valley (3,5)
_______ _______ 450 destroy a lawnkeeping implement (5,4)
_______ _______ 451 detective who seeks veracity (5,6)
_______ _______ 452 determine the cost of the cereal grass (5,4)
_______ _______ 453 determine whether the bipedal flesh-eating dinosaur is male or female (3,3)
_______ _______ 454 determines that the gate fasteners are identical (7,7)
_______ _______ 456 device to open/close a slatted window (6,5)
_______ _______ 457 device which attaches brief text to illustrations/photos (7,11)
_______ _______ 459 devours _Ode on a Grecian Urn_ poet (4,5)
_______ _______ 460 did I put too much turmeric in the spiced dish? (5,5)

Answers: 444. lost cost, 445. is scorning morning, 446. merit ferret, 447. hate state, 448. hates dates, 449. cwm gloom, 450. break rake, 451. truth sleuth, 452. price rice, 453. sex Rex, 454. matches latches, 456. louver mover, 457. caption, 459. eats Keats, 460. curry worry,

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