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

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

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