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

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

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