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APARTMENT SHARE. Perfect for intermittent traveler. Owner of historic property seeks man or woman to share use of cheerful 5-room furnished apartment. Best for someone who requires lodging two hours north of Grand Central, whether to stay the weekend or to travel farther into the Berkshires, etc. (Annual MOU agreement. $450 per month) Leave message at (845) 373-8447.


International Rentals

FRANCE, DORDOGNE—Privately sited, beautifully restored, 18th-century stone farmhouse. Antiques, modern amenities, saltwater pool. 28 bucolic acres of woods, meadow, orchards, stream. Charming nearby villages. Sleeps 4. Weekly. (212) 772-2030;;

PARIS (SQUARE BERLIOZ—9TH ARR.), Fiber+, 3BR/2Bth, beautiful full-floor condo, 4th floor, w/elevator. Tel: (415) 922-8888.

PARIS—MARAIS. Renovated 17th-century, tri-level, top floor, courtyard apartment. Central, quiet, exposed beams, hardwood floors, fireplace, fully equipped. Nonsmokers. Week/Month. (206) 723-6538;

ST. GERMAIN charming last floor, agreeably furnished, view, elevator, max 3 people.

TUSCANY MONTEPULCIANO: culture, wine, thermal bath country. Spacious 3–4 bedrooms/3 baths (3,000 euros/wk) or 2 bedrooms/2 baths (2,500 euros/wk) apartment in city center—views of countryside from terrace and garden; fully equipped kitchen, laundry, Wi-Fi. Day trips to Siena, Florence. 2 weeks min.



CROCUS. DAFFODIL. SNOWDROP. Nature-loving woman wishes to walk beside male kindred spirit. Let’s savor the joy of spring and find blue scilla. NYC. NYR Box 68340.

NEW YORK CITY ATTORNEY, well read and well traveled, vigorous, eclectic, good listener. But life is more. Seeks woman to share the adventure. Femmes francophones appréciées. NYR Box 68070.

COMPLEX, DYNAMIC TOMBOY seeks open-minded, athletic man who knows faith and progressive politics aren’t mutually exclusive. Me: fit, young-looking 62, Vasily Grossman fan, devoted to family and intellectual pursuits. You: broad interests, still striving to make the world better. Perhaps somewhat adventurous. DC area preferred but not required. Photo please.

COMPLIMENTARY MEMBERSHIP OFFER! NYC Matchmaker looking for eligible bachelors for our exceptional female clients., 212-877-5151.

SAN FRAN/SOUTH BAY, late 60s, warm, attractive, spirited, PhD widow seeks intelligent, professional, cultured, caring, involved-in-the-world companion for movies, concerts, walks, hiking, travel, and a meaningful loving connection. NYR Box 68345.

CREATIVE NYC WOMAN, worldly, loving, energetic seeks successful, curious man (50–70) to explore together.

YOUTHFUL, FIT, PSYCHOLOGIST PROFESSOR, sixtysomething, never married, would like to have a child(ren) and raise a family. Committed to developing a loving parenting relationship that would meet your needs and the needs of our child or children. Seeks caring, compatible woman who would like the same. Open to optional, old fashioned marriage of convenience. I’m John at in Western NY.

FUN FACTIVIST SEEKS ANOTHER unabashed (liberal) news junkie, a man who’s smart, open, and makes me laugh. I’m a tall, attractive, youthful-looking 60-year-old woman who’s quick-witted, creative, independent. Hamptons/NYC.

GYPSY SCHOLAR SEEKS BOHEMIAN. Handsome GWM bear, 67, retired philologist, cineaste, seasoned traveler, former expat seeks kindred spirit to share life’s adventures. NYR Box 68350.

NEW YORK MAN would develop a relationship leading to a warm friendship with a together woman over the age of 70. NYR Box 68355.

SEMI-RETIRED PROFESSIONAL, slender, athletic man NYC seeks elegant woman 47–60 with reciprocal qualities to discuss James (Henry), Strauss (Richard), and for cultural events, travel, and the rest. Photograph/note reciprocated.

W4W YOUNG BUTCH WESTERN LAWYER seeks brilliant older Sontagesque modern-art lover. Public lands-rich.


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