Language Quiz / Cryptic Clues: D (Classic Version with Explanations)

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Can you find the answer to each of these cryptic clues, each of which begins with 'D'?

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Use it to clean up rusted sculpture? (6)
He made Matilda take initially dangerous and heroic leaps (4)
Witness statement (8)
Artist primarily depicting abstract landscapes irrationally (4)
Orbited around one who ultimately pays the price (7)
Referendum mysteriously reveals false move (5)
Modestly put together from 100 French lolly wrappers (8)
Will campaign tour approach encourage work or strike? (5)
Abide flipping lewd Labour leader (5)
Originally disastrous collapse of Babel experiment (6)
Make Channel Islands and the French subservient (6)
Capital city developed first Maori dance (5)
Dali painting incredible apogee: two tigers and a deformed fish haunt a benumbed, carefree Gala by an ocean. OK? (5,6,2,3,6,2,1,3,6,1,11,1,6,6,9)
Contests expected to get extremely ludicrous (5)
A divorced man interfered with party leader (5,7)
Poop seat? (9)
Plot device involved romantic diary (8,5)
Channel dodged broadcast (4)
Queen's sex slave to go on and on! (5)
Four in Daniel's bed? (5)

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