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