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

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