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

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

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