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Trees in the Answer

The answers are a type of tree -- can you fill in the blanks?
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Last updated: May 24, 2015
First submittedNovember 28, 2012
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Answer
Maple syrup
Adam's apple
Laurel and Hardy
Ashes to ashes, and dust to dust
Hickory, dickory, dock...
Silver Star with oak leaf cluster
In the palm of your hand
Pineapple upside-down cake
Balsamic vinegar
Ohio State Buckeyes
A date which will live in infamy
Answer
Chewing gum
Pretty please with a cherry on top
To think that I saw it on Mulberry Street
Orange Blossom Special
Holly Golightly
Nathaniel Hawthorne, author of "The Scarlet Letter"
Birch-bark canoe
Put a cork in it, mister
The Spruce Goose, world's largest airplane
Princess Peach of the Mushroom Kingdom
Where the rubber meets the road
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level 29
Jan 24, 2013
It depresses me that more people haven't heard of "To think that I saw it on Mulberry Street." That was one of my favorite books!
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level 48
Apr 10, 2018
maybe you should talk to somebody about that
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level 73
Aug 15, 2013
Remember when the leader of the Mushroom Kingdom was "Princess Toadstool?" I was trying like hell to figure out how the heck a toadstool was a tree.
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level 82
Sep 29, 2014
Also isn't it "balsa" tree and not "balsam"? (apparently both exist)
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level 72
Jun 3, 2015
That's what I thought. Balsam is a product of various trees, but not a tree itself. There's a Himalayan Balsam, but that's not a tree.
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level 33
Jul 4, 2015
Balsam Fir is a tree.
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level 34
Feb 16, 2015
I'm ashamed that I tried to put "Sesame Street" in there...
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level 59
Jul 4, 2015
I'm not ashamed I tried that. After all, many of these trees (or their names) are so rare, who could've known, maybe even sesame trees exist.
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level 61
Aug 30, 2019
I tried bourbon street... (and elm street)
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level 38
Jul 6, 2015
+1 I DID IT TOO!!!
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level 31
Jun 6, 2016
ME TOO!!!
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level 76
Mar 10, 2015
Fun quiz even though I missed mulberry and rubber.
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level 71
Jun 7, 2015
That was good. Spaced on a few that I should have gotten and flat out couldn't figure out the ______ Golightly. Knew it started w/ H but also knew there isn't a Heidi Tree out there anywhere.
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level 75
Jul 4, 2015
Did anyone else try "Chewing Pine," or am I the only Leo Kottke fan here?
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level 71
Jul 16, 2016
I tried "tobacco" first, even though I knew tobacco was a small shrubby plant.
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level 58
Jul 4, 2015
I'd never got the Ohio State one, even if I'd looked it up. I would have thought, "No... not that, whatever it is, that's not a tree". It's a tree?
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level 76
Jul 4, 2015
Not sure what you were seeing when you looked it up, but it is definitely a tree with nuts that look like chestnuts. Don't eat the nuts, though, unless you're a deer. They are poisonous to humans.
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level 76
May 24, 2016
Note that this IS a local confection, also called buckeyes - due to their resemblance to the nuts. Those, you can definitely eat - yum!
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level 38
Mar 12, 2016
Wasn't the Spruce Goose the world's largest wooden airplane?
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level 66
Jun 9, 2016
I recommend changing this to aircraft with the widest wingspan. "Largest aircraft" has no single definition. The Spruce Goose is definitely not the largest by length, weight, or lift capacity.
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level 25
Oct 18, 2016
I'm amazed only 21% got mulberry street, it was one of my favorite books.
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level 40
Mar 22, 2018
I made a sock tree too!
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level 40
Apr 21, 2018
the only syrup I could think of was 'cough'
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level 40
Apr 21, 2018
I also made a sock tree!
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level 22
Dec 5, 2018
Maple syrup *wink wink*
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level 55
Feb 15, 2019
I put sock too. Luckily they don't grow on trees or my parents would only give me money and chocolate for Christmas
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level 46
Apr 30, 2019
How about A Nightmare on Elm Street
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level 60
Aug 14, 2019
I've never heard of a buckeye :(
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level 61
Aug 30, 2019
Sooo a sock tree, no? Ah well..