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

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

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