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

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

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