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As titles like “Teenage Gluesniffer” suggest, the Queers owe even more to the Ramones than do erstwhile labelmates Green Day. The essential link on the New Hampshire quartet’s Beat Off is not “Drop the Attitude Fucker” or “Too Many Twinkies” however, but an engagingly punchy rendition of Tommy James and the Shondells’ “Mirage.” With Pink Lincolns and Pee Tanks at 8:30 p.m. at the Black Cat, 1831 14th St. NW. $5. (202) 667-7960. (MJ)