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One’s composed — there’s nothing the matter? (4)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

opus

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Here is my best explanation:

'one's composed' is the definition.
(term for a musical work)

'nothing the matter?' is the wordplay.
'nothing' becomes 'o' (looks like zero - 0).
'the matter?' becomes 'pus' (pus is a kind of matter**).
'o'+'pus'='opus'

'there's' is the link.

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This clue was last seen in The Times

(Other definitions for opus that I've seen before include "Artistic work", "piece of music", "Major work", "A numbered musical composition", "Soup (anag.)", "An artistic work", "Musical work", "Work of 25 perhaps", "(Numbered) musical composition" and "A musical work".)

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