publication date: Friday, April 6, 2007 (part of Round XXIX)

category: Music

clue: This lowly instrumentalist is ready to continue the fight against seasonal fruit.

explanation: Auf der Maur was the final bassist ("lowly instrumentalist") of Smashing Pumpkins ("fight against seasonal fruit") when the group disbanded in 2000, and had said she was willing to participate in the reunion underway when this goo was published. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, and Amy Austin


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