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

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

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