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There is a tool for drilling out fittings called the ram bit: https://www.plumbingsupply.com/rambit-plastic-fitting-saver-tool.html
You know what they say: nothing is forever -- except glued PVC parts. Well I don't know if they really say that but they should. It's unclear exactly what situation you have, but if you have a glued part that is broken, the only option is to cut out the elbow and replace it with a new one. You might need to use a coupling to add on another 1" or so of pipe ...
Short threaded connections are generally acceptable, if your piping system passes required pressure testing. As @keshlam states, check with your local permitting authority.
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