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')

_______ _______ 51 a count to check that there are 52 cards (4,5)
_______ _______ 52 a dairy, perhaps, or even a breast? (7,7)
_______ _______ 53 a dance club in a California city (6,5)
_______ _______ 54 a deep narrow fissure named after a Curious monkey (6,5)
_______ _______ 55 a depression that strikes Chinese naval crew? (4,4)
_______ _______ 56 a descending aircraft is this (6-5)
_______ _______ 57 a distinctly derisive comment (5,4)
_______ _______ 58 a dog made of strips of pasta (6,6)
_______ _______ 59 a drinkless tenth month (5,7)
_______ _______ 60 a dull blade; or uneven kerf? (3,4)
_______ _______ 61 a fanciful cover of a novel, perhaps (4,4)
_______ _______ 62 a fashionable rapscallion (5,5)
_______ _______ 63 a faster moving striker or punter (7,6)
_______ _______ 64 a first rate arranger of letters (7,7)
_______ _______ 65 a flaming death (5,6)

Answers: 51. deck check, 52. lactary factory, 53. Frisco disco, 54. George gorge, 55. junk funk, 56. ground-bound, 57. clear jeer, 58. noodle poodle, 59. sober October, 60. saw flaw, 61. book hook, 62. is a vogue rogue, 63. quicker kicker, 64. stellar speller, 65. fiery expiry,

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