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')

_______ _______ 9 "Life at the Equator" (6,5)
_______ _______ 10 Maybe a game of dice? (5,7)
_______ _______ 11 No diving in the shallow end! (4,4)
_______ _______ 12 Oh ya?
_______ _______ 13 Ph.D. seeks employmentÂ… (4,2)
_______ _______ 14 Ten bucks my dog can beat yours! (3,3)
_______ _______ 15 The Dummy's Guide to Thievery (5,4)
_______ _______ 16 Under the O-63 (5,5)
_______ _______ 18 You've got to play to win (5,5)
_______ _______ 19 Donovan's colourful classic (6,6)
_______ _______ 20 [Bilingual answer Fr/Eng] a red sled (5,4)
_______ _______ 21 [translate to English] rouge luge (3,4)
_______ _______ 22 male architect or strategist (4,3)
_______ _______ 23 [racquet] (7,7)
_______ _______ 24 _Desperation_ author's belongings (5,6)
_______ _______ 25 _Executive Orders_ author's whims (7,7)
_______ _______ 26 _Heart of Darkness_ author, sans clothing (6,6)
_______ _______ 27 _Tess_ author, when late (5,5)
_______ _______ 28 _The Fourth Estate_ author's infantry (7,8)
_______ _______ 30 pursuit that takes you up and down flights (9,5)

Answers: 9. tropic topic, 10. craps, perhaps, 11. pool rule, 12. short retort, 13. grad ad, 14. pet bet, 15. crook book, 16. bingo lingo, 18. lotto motto, 19. Mellow Yellow, 20. rouge luge, 21. red sled, 22. plan man, 23. bracket racquet, 24. King's things, 25. Clancy's fancies, 26. unclad Conrad, 27. tardy Hardy, 28. Archer's marchers, 30. staircase chase,

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