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

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Puccini opera on which the musical 'Rent' was based
Legume named for Peru's capital
John Philip Sousa march, or Philadelphia landmark
Symbol used in comics to indicate that a character has an idea
1887 utopian sci-fi novel by Edward Bellamy
Metal band fronted by Fred Durst
'The Godfather' character who 'sleeps with the fishes'
Area of Paris known for artists, writers, and philosophers, called 'la Rive Gauche' in French
7-time Pro Bowl linebacker for the Chicago Bears
First Jewish U.S. Supreme Court justice
Soviet premier, 1964-82
Former First Lady of the U.S.
Fictional sleuth nicknamed 'Encyclopedia'
Communication difficulty encountered by people with no common tongue
Final book in C.S. Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia
Sport similar to bocce or p├ętanque
Ancient Minoan script deciphered by Michael Ventris
Someone who takes a long time to become successful
Dish with steak usually cut into thin strips, named for a city
Left back for Everton F.C. and the English national team
Cardinals outfielder who broke Ty Cobb's stolen base record
Literally, a hit below the belt; metaphorically, any unfair attack
Massachusetts woman acquitted of axe murder in 1892
Corporate takeover in which large amounts of debt are taken on by the acquirer
ChapStick or Vaseline
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English translation of 'Choephoroi', the second play in Aeschylus's Oresteia trilogy
Best-selling Canadian beer with a colorful name
Expensive seating area in a stadium
Common sport fish of the southeastern U.S., named for its prominent underbite
Protagonist of Edith Wharton's 'The House of Mirth'
Ray of highly coherent light
Comedienne who co-founded Desilu Productions
Botanist and horticulturist who created the russet potato
Illegitimate daughter of Pope Alexander VI who was the subject of a Donizetti opera
Itinerant NBA coach, or Super Bowl XXX MVP (two guys, same name)
World's oldest, deepest, and largest (by volume) freshwater body of water
Composer of 'Candide' and 'West Side Story'
Composer of the Eroica, Pastoral, and Choral Symphonies
1987 biopic about Ritchie Valens
Actor who played Mr. Potter in 'It's a Wonderful Life'
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
1968 film featuring a VW beetle named Herbie
Host of Comedy Central's 'Root of All Evil'
Chemical species that can donate an electron pair
Oxymoronically-named battle at which George Custer was killed
Stand-up comic whose 1964 obscenity conviction was posthumously overturned
Protagonist of James Joyce's 'Ulysses'
Influential rock critic who wrote for Rolling Stone and Creem
2002 bestselling novel by Alice Sebold

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