the L.B. quiz

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

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

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