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by Patrick Blindauer and Francis Heaney; show concept by C. Scott Ananian; puzzle concept by Scott Handelman
Answers, in specified order:
1. BATED BREATH 2. DRUNK TANK 3. BUSINESS TRAVELERS 4. LOVE ETC 5. START OVER 6. VELVET ELVIS 7. CAR SEAT 8. CASH COW 9. MARS ROVER 10. FORGET PARIS 11. SOUTHWEST AIRLINES
Each phrase can have an H added to its shorter word to form a word of length equal to its longer word. Take the letter corresponding to the added H:
1. BAT(H)ED BREATH = A 2. DRUNK T(H)ANK = R 3. BUS(H)INESS TRAVELERS = V 4. LOVE ETC(H) = E 5. START (H)OVER = S 6. VELVET ELVIS(H) = T 7. C(H)AR SEAT = E 8. CASH C(H)OW = A 9. MARS(H) ROVER = R 10. FORGET PARIS(H) = T 11. SOUTHWEST (H)AIRLINES = S
The added letters spell out ARVEST EARTS. Add Hs to get the answer: HARVEST HEARTS.