Each tile belongs to at least one as-yet-unknown category but which belongs where and why?

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The Venn diagram should be resolved like this:

Solved Venn diagram

The ellipses represent:

Left: Trees, once the initial 'S' is removed

Right: Food items, once the initial 'S' is removed

(S)PEAR is the only item appearing in the central crossover section, with 'PEAR' being both the name of a tree and the name of its fruit.

As for the title:

There are so many hints hidden here! 'Bark' suggests trees, 'Bite' suggests something to eat, 'Starts' is a reference to initial letters, and 'The Queen of Starts' is a veiled reference to the nursery rhyme in which 'The Queen of Hearts, she made some tarts...' with 'tart' here being one of the hidden words.

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    $\begingroup$ Bravo - I knew the second I pressed send who it would be!!! $\endgroup$ Jun 28, 2022 at 20:10
  • $\begingroup$ And in Alice in Wonderland, the Queen of Hearts is noted for chopping off heads, here the initial letters 'S'. (Also, we're chopping off the "start" of each word.) $\endgroup$ Jun 29, 2022 at 14:06

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