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

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

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