the L.B. quiz

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

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

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