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')

_______ _______ 1543 weasel-like pest (6,6)
_______ _______ 1544 weed out the bad from the bait fish (6,6)
_______ _______ 1545 weight limit on the thoroughfare (4,4)
_______ _______ 1546 well built instrument (6, 5-5)
_______ _______ 1547 well-dressed cartographer (6,6)
_______ _______ 1548 were I to try and match 'cough' and 'rough' in this game, I would be guilty of this (5,5)
_______ _______ 1549 were not scalded (6,5)
_______ _______ 1550 West Indian isle's adolescents (10,5)
_______ _______ 1551 West Indian witchcraft (6)
_______ _______ 1552 whale mimicry (8,9)
_______ _______ 1553 what a counterfeiter does (5,5)
_______ _______ 1554 what a pessimist preaches? (4 and 5)
_______ _______ 1555 what an avid gardener would do to an overgrown plot? (3,4 or 4,4)
_______ _______ 1557 what an oft-cleaned floor is... (4,5)
_______ _______ 1558 what eavestroughs and downspouts do (5,4)
_______ _______ 1559 what highwaymen do (6)
_______ _______ 1560 What is a voracious ghost? (7',6)
_______ _______ 1561 What keeps an arsonist up at night? (4,6)
_______ _______ 1562 what land bordering the Isis River does (4,6)
_______ _______ 1563 What legal rodents like to offer (4,6)

Answers: 1543. ermine vermin, 1544. winnow minnow, 1545. road load, 1546. sturdy hurdy-gurdy, 1547. dapper mapper, 1548. rhyme crime, 1549. weren't burnt, 1550. Grenadine's teens, 1551. voodoo, 1552. cetacean imitation, 1553. makes, 1554. doom and gloom, 1555. he'd/she'd, 1557. kept swept, 1558. drain rain, 1559. waylay, 1560. gobblin' goblin, 1561. fire desire, 1562. hems Thames, 1563. mice advice,

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