Lousy bitter fate caused us to keep this lady waiting longer than a New York minute (15) / OR - 'Built to stay free'ANAGRAM
STATUE OF LIBERTY
Saint, She'll deliver a million baby kisses to black joe if he plays on, We were 'personal friends and guests' of this dixie chick for one special evening (10)
BERNADETTE
Military code word for C, the school office lady interrupted my class to announce that you had him waiting at home for me (7)
CHARLIE
He's been proclaiming his innocence for the longest time (9)
BILLY JOEL
On a broad road you bought me a Great White Way too big t-shirt (8)
BROADWAY
Namely, you saw Aye to Aye with the Captain, and I felt like a pretty celebrity as we sailed the seas
FAIRSTAR
Named for the 'Father of Champagne', To me you raised your glass to celebrate the new graduate with vintage french toast (3,8)
DOM PÉRIGNON
Revelation of Artillery, this one woman show blew me away! (10)
BOMBSHELLS
Milford Sound made no noise, but hungry quacking woke us in this lakeside mountain wonderland (6)
WANAKA
We took a bus to visit this Diva's Workplace and my first aeroplane flight home (10)
OPERA HOUSE
Patsy fell to pieces at the Grand Ole - - - -, but I can always fall into your arms (4)
OPRY
I bet you wouldn't want to miss the divine live show, talent of belted merit (11)
BETTE MIDLER
We had an itch for the whitest black sheep of the litter (7)
SCRATCH
Silver unit of aspiration in the waters of Rome brought from home, my wish for you not yet true (5)
CHANGE
Late pro-golfer Arnold Palmer was born in this Pennsylvanian town, but he never won a Grandmother's Trophy at the club (7)
LA TROBE
It's used by a bricklayer, doctor, king, sailor and directors, your tears of pride were the best moment of the day (11)
MORTARBOARD
Sultry songstress seen at rich jet zone, sweeping into Second Place with all that jazz (9,4,5)
CATHERINE ZETA-JONES
Because I was sad to come home from our New Zealand holiday, you took me to a cinema somewhere ------ --- ---, (6)(3)(3)
BEYOND THE SEA
Our special noted soporific always shows me the way to go home to you (7)
LULLABY
You found my written note 'I hope to do - - -, I want to do - - -, I will do - - -!', You were the only one who believed I could do it (3)
LAW
Supporters on course suit you, and in the mornings you need many (4)
TEES
It's resident will pop out in an hour and is always punctual
CUCKOO CLOCK
It didn't quite hit the mark for the doctor; yet was remarkably one of a kind and out of place in competition for novelists (6)
Brooke
My, my ... how could I resist dancing when the title is half M's?
Mamma Mia
A tongue let loose with words of daunting elegance in public may summon a charge
Indecent Language
I try hard 'an survive, but I wouldn't quite make the grade in Ivy's league
Harvard University
Huge Film King in quite a State (4)
Kong
Cry Me a river because these babies are marvellous!
Mercy
Newbie Law Student
Lime
Thelma didn't know when she asked me that I had always been up above the world in your eyes
Star
In the room we sat together in a box, and I knew then that this was where I would one day become a star
Courtroom
You took me on my first one, and all I want is to take you on your next
Airplane
Something old, comfy too. Something borrowed, something blue. Something I should've returned to you, but I lied and I kept it, 'cause it smells just like you
jumper
As a Newbie Law Student, studying AT the bar was bittersweet, and seeing those 3 letters following my name in blank ink tasted better than any L.L.B. before
Lime
She's absolutely the closest one in the world/ What I thought when you took the microphone at my 21st Birthday (4)
Best
After my first trial run, I sobbed in your arms and told you that everyone said I couldn't do it; including me. I knew it wasn't going to be easy street, but that day, your laugh and your words, told me that maybe I could do it. That day on ----- street.
Queen
It's full of holes (10)
Golfcourse
Tell 'er that racing witches in the west is a dangerous activity with a safe goal (7) (put in something about trolley races at heidelberg west branch)
Bankjob
Activity in which love means nothing that we prefer to watch inside rather than in the Open (6)
Tennis
Your entrance did indeed entrance, and you left everyone speechless except for yourself, and me in absolute --- (3)
Awe
Rainfall saga (12) (Anagram)
Niagara Falls
Tall granite erection, on many (25)
Arlington National Cemetery
Disney's last dance in Tennessee (5)
Waltz
This phrase appears tiny under an honestly monumental man (5)
Onecent
City dazzled in the past, & I've had it on a loop since we toddled from the silver screen agreeing it was all that (6)
Chicago
It wasn't the last supper, for one, but we were happy eaters as guests of the house .... hail Mary
Easter
Public Relations concept disregarding a sense of satisfaction (5) PR + (IDEA minus A)
PRIDE
Energy consumed by a Japanese car manufacturer greatly surprised (6) E inside [A + (MAZD)A]
AMAZED
It may be assumed or dropped (4) / OR Title one drops to cause an impression (4)
NAME
Poet's right out of place in competition for novelists (6) Rupert Brooke is the poet here - the Booker Prize is presented to a novelist - do as the clue says and move the R from the end of the word to the inside (out of place).
Brooke
Pupil Power (8) - FOLLOW UP!!!
EYESIGHT