The L.B. quiz

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

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