1 Plastic  Another word for fake love, what many of the gifts given on Across 32 are likely made of, it’s also everywhere including in you

5 Envelope  Used to send letters

8 Calla  A type of white lily native to southern Africa representing innocence and meaning that you really love each other and being around each other, also said to convey admiration and appreciation, also often seen alongside tulips during Easter, and the traditional choice for funeral arrangements and expressions of sympathy.

9 Audio  A type of message you send to your long distance relationship partner

10 Bangkok  The capital, largest city and chief port of Thailand

12 Cupid  Roman version of eros, in modern times depicted as a baby with wings holding a bow and arrow

15 Act  Something you put on or do to hide your insincerity, especially if you’re playing a part, most movies can be broken into three of these

17 Seollal  The annual Korean holiday celebrating the first day of the lunisolar calendar

19 Tet  The annual Vietnamese holiday based on the lunisolar calendar

20 Clean  Something you should do before inviting someone over tomorrow, or something you shouldn’t have done during Down 27

22 Rooster  Male bird that had a comb AND a wattle, COCK-A-DOODLE-DOO

24 Snake  An animal known for being deceitful and dishonest but historically have been a symbol for heath, medicine, pharmacy, mortality, among other things. Also the symbol of Taylor Swift’s Reputation Album, HISSSSS

25 Two  A couple, a pair, a duo, deuce

26 Lupercalia  Ancient roman festival celebrating the Roman god of agriculture and celebrated by sacrificing animals and hitting people with animal hide, which some believed helped with fertility that has traces to the origins of Across 32

28 Dog  Supposedly man’s best friend, BARK BARK WOOF WOOF

30 Seat  To be chivalrous, one pull this out for their date, a two person couch is also called a love____

32 Valentines  Day about love

34 Horse  Pegasus, Bojack, and Centaurs all are partially this animal, NEIGH

38 Eat  Action usually done at a restaurant

39 Gains  Something some people believe will get them more dates but actually only get them more compliments from other gym bros

41 Cat  Zodiac animal honored in Vietnam instead of the rabbit, MEOW

42 Japan  An east Asian country that doesn’t celebrate the new cycle of the moon

45 Hate  Opposite of love, or how The Justice Photos editor Eliza feels about me perpetuating that cows are their favorite animal

46 Goat  Makes a cow milk alternative, they also have rectangular pupils, BAAAA not a sheep

49 Irked  Past tense of a word to describe something you can do to your partner if you put too much or too little effort into a holiday this week

50 Monkey  Curious George, Abu, Rafiki are all of this species which also contains baboons, macaques, marmosets, tamarins, capuchins, and mandrills, OOH OOH AH AH

52 Lovebird  Agapornis bird, one of the smallest parrot species

54 Thailand  Southeast Asian country that will celebrating the year of the Naga this year

55 Honey  A nickname given to a partner, brought to you by BUZZ BUZZ bees

56 Feud  Something you need in order to start the enemies to lovers trope


1 Pan  Greek god famous for his sexual prowess, something in his pants and made a flute, also something you use to cook food for your date :)

2 Alibi  Something you’ll need if you don’t have elaborate plans for your partner tomorrow, a legal defense for the accused to show they couldn’t have committed the crime

3 Hearts  In humans, composed of four chambers and two valves, mainly composed of cardiomyocytes and connective tissue; plural

4 Altar  Often below an arch where a couple exchange vows and get married

6 Pig  Spidey Ham, Wilbur, and Pumbaa have this in common, OINK OINK

7 Europa  Phoenician “seduced” by the god Zeus in the form of a bull because he fell in “love” with her

8 Conversation  8 billion of these heart candies are made every year and yet they have the same texture as chalk

11 Kumquat  Tiny citrus fruit sometimes said to resemble a small gold nugget (in canto the literal translation is gold orange), and a symbol of prosperity

12 Chocolate  The top export from Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) and Ghana which make up about 70% of the world's supply to make this product

13 Pileup  Accident that might occur if one is distracted by a partner in a car

14 Dinner  Meal name in the evening

16 XOXO  Hugs and Kisses

18 Letters  What you may write to your love, or even to Juliet (2010)

21 Rat  The first zodiac animal to cross the finish line using its cunning intelligence, also allegedly infests Mods and some Zivs

22 Red  Color shared by both holidays this week

23 Rose  The first name of Gran’ma Ben, Thorn Harvestar’s grandma, in the Bone Series by Jeff Smith

27 Lunarnewyear Rings in the new year based on the cycles of the moon

29 Ooh  Something you say after opening a present to express admiration of the gift

31 Isis  The Egyptian goddess of fertility 

33 Lion  Dance accompanied by drums, cymbals, and gongs to bring good luck, can often be seen going into restaurants and eating from a bowl of cabbage

35 Orange  Lucky fruit, also a color

36 Egg  Auspicious to eat, especially when hard boiled and red, as they represent new beginnings, fertility and growth; singular

37 Knitwear  Type of gift given by fiber artists that may lead to the “sweater curse”

40 Apology  An expression of regret you probably give when you turn someone down

43 Dragon  This year's zodiac animal 

44 Buddy  A nickname used to indicate someone is just a friend, also a name you call a dog 

47 Tiger  Striped beast

48 Nails  Something you get done during a manicure or pedicure

51 Dove  Past tense for jump into a pool, bird in the same family of pigeons, a British soap company’s namesake and logo, when found dead don’t eat

53 Dad  Something a man may become if they’re not careful tomorrow