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

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

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