Minnesota (14-10) used a 14-2 run, with Moore scoring all, in the last 3 1/2 minutes of the first quarter for a 24-17 lead. Phoenix (15-10) drew within 40-38 at halftime and took its last lead on Yvonne Turner's 3-pointer to make it 42-41 after the break. But the Lynx quickly took control and outscored Phoenix 28-12 for a 15-point lead to end the third.
Minnesota's Seimone Augustus scored 16 points and Rebekkah Brunson had 11 rebounds and three blocks, the last coming on a put-back attempt by Stephanie Talbot off her offensive rebound with 43 seconds left and the Lynx leading 78-75.
DeWanna Bonner led Phoenix with 29 points.
MYSTICS 95, LIBERTY 78
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - Elena Delle Donne had 30 points and 10 rebounds to help Washington beat New York.
The All-Star captain had 15 points in the first quarter, hitting all six of her shots - including three 3-pointers. Tina Toliver added 19 points and eight assists for Washington (14-10). Tina Charles scored 22 points, and Sugar Rodgers added 16 for New York (7-17).