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Can you name the people and things with the initials L.B.?

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English translation of 'Choephoroi', the second play in Aeschylus's Oresteia trilogy
Former First Lady of the U.S.
1968 film featuring a VW beetle named Herbie
Influential rock critic who wrote for Rolling Stone and Creem
Corporate takeover in which large amounts of debt are taken on by the acquirer
Botanist and horticulturist who created the russet potato
Itinerant NBA coach, or Super Bowl XXX MVP (two guys, same name)
Part of the government detailed in Article I of the U.S. Constitution
Most populous city in California whose name is not derived from Spanish
Expensive seating area in a stadium
First Jewish U.S. Supreme Court justice
Oxymoronically-named battle at which George Custer was killed
Composer of the Eroica, Pastoral, and Choral Symphonies
1887 utopian sci-fi novel by Edward Bellamy
Ancient Minoan script deciphered by Michael Ventris
World's oldest, deepest, and largest (by volume) freshwater body of water
Soviet premier, 1964-82
Illegitimate daughter of Pope Alexander VI who was the subject of a Donizetti opera
Communication difficulty encountered by people with no common tongue
Someone who takes a long time to become successful
2002 bestselling novel by Alice Sebold
ChapStick or Vaseline
Stand-up comic whose 1964 obscenity conviction was posthumously overturned
Sport similar to bocce or p├ętanque
Protagonist of Edith Wharton's 'The House of Mirth'
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Symbol used in comics to indicate that a character has an idea
Literally, a hit below the belt; metaphorically, any unfair attack
Dish with steak usually cut into thin strips, named for a city
Composer of 'Candide' and 'West Side Story'
Fictional sleuth nicknamed 'Encyclopedia'
Final book in C.S. Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia
Comedienne who co-founded Desilu Productions
7-time Pro Bowl linebacker for the Chicago Bears
Common sport fish of the southeastern U.S., named for its prominent underbite
Chemical species that can donate an electron pair
Metal band fronted by Fred Durst
Host of Comedy Central's 'Root of All Evil'
Area of Paris known for artists, writers, and philosophers, called 'la Rive Gauche' in French
John Philip Sousa march, or Philadelphia landmark
Protagonist of James Joyce's 'Ulysses'
Massachusetts woman acquitted of axe murder in 1892
Cardinals outfielder who broke Ty Cobb's stolen base record
Left back for Everton F.C. and the English national team
Best-selling Canadian beer with a colorful name
Puccini opera on which the musical 'Rent' was based
Legume named for Peru's capital
Actor who played Mr. Potter in 'It's a Wonderful Life'
'The Godfather' character who 'sleeps with the fishes'
Ray of highly coherent light
1987 biopic about Ritchie Valens

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