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How much did it cost in Morris County, New Jersey?
a survey of retail prices advertised in the Daily Record, December 1-15, 1991

Automobiles
New
Chevrolet, Astro Van, 19,811.00
Ford, Explorer, XL, 4X4, 15,999.00
Nissan, Maxima, GXE, 16,999.00
Used
1990 Ford Escort, 5,850.00
1987, Dodge Omni, 2,750.00
1984, Honda Accord LX, 3,200.00

Clothing
Children's coats, 30.00-180.00/each
Children's sneakers, Reebok, 32.25-100.00/pair
Men's boots, Timberland, 59.95-130.00/pair
Men's coat, "Arctic," 69.99/each
Men's jeans, 31.99-34.99/pair
Men's neckties, 14.00-25.00/each
Men's parka, Columbia, 95.00-149.99/each
Men's suit, 129.00/each
Men's sweater, ramie/cotton, 29.99-45.00/each
Women's blouse, 9.00-20.00/each
Women's coat, mink, 1,095.00-3,800.00/each
Women's dress, wool, 153.30-269.00/each

Food & beverages
Apples, McIntosh, .89/lb
Beef, London broil, 2.39/lb
Candy, Gummi Bears, 2.99/20 oz tub
Cereal, Cheerios, 1.99/10 oz box
Cheese, Borden's singles, 2.99/lb
Chicken, oven roaster, .69/lb
Coffee, Colombian, 1.39/11.5 oz can
Corn, Green Giant, Niblets, 1.00/three 11 oz cans
Crackers, Sunshine, .99/8 oz box
Fish, Bumble Bee, tuna, 1.99/four 6 oz cans
Flour, Gold Medal, .59/5 lbs
Frozen dinners, Banquet, .99/9-10 oz pkgs
Ham steaks, Virginia, 1.99/lb
Juice, Minute Maid, orange, 1.69/64 oz container
Kiwi fruit, .99/3
Lamb chops, loin, 4.99/lb
Margarine, .99/lb
Oranges, California, navel, .89/lb
Pasta, Ronzoni, .99/two 16 oz pkgs
Potato chips, Herr's, .99/6 oz bag
Potatoes, 1.99/5 lb bag
Soda, Pepsi Cola, .89/2 litre bottle
Spaghetti sauce, Prego, 1.69/29 oz jar
Sugar, Domino, granulated, .99/5 lb bag
Tea, Tetley, 1.99/100 count box
Tomatoes, canned, 1.99/three 12 oz cans
Yogurt, 1.99/five 6 oz containers

Furniture
Bed, water, king-queen-youth, 179.00-269.00/complete set-up
Carpet, DuPont Stainmaster, 17.00/square yard installed
Futon, full-size, 279.00/each
Matress, Sealy Posturpedic, twin, 194.00/each
Rug, oriental design, 5'7" X 7'7", 99.00-199.00/each
Sofa, 699.00-7.99.00/each

Household & seasonal goods
Bird seed, 10.99/50 lbs
Christmas gift wrap, 2.29/30-50 square feet
Christmas trees, real, 12.99-39.99/each
Cookware set, Illumina Plus, 8 piece, 59.99-100.00/set
Food Processor, La Machine, 29.99-50.00/each
Iron, Black & Decker, 10.30-12.99/each
Laundry detergent, All, 1.99/64 oz bottle
Microwave oven, Tappan, 79.99-99.99/each
Pointsettia, 2.49-3.95/each
Range, Magic Chef, 30", gas, 211.00/each
Refrigerator, Whirlpool, 22 cu ft, 458.00/each
Toaster oven, Black & Decker, 55.80-69.99/each
Towels, J.P. Stevens, bath
Washing machine, Sears, 249.00-279.00/each

Personal care & health
Cold medicine, TheraFlu, 3.49/6 count pkg
Hair color, Revlon, Colorsilk, 2.99/kit
Hypnosis, weight loss, 29.99/session
Nutrisystem weight loss program, 79.00/each
Razors, Bic, disposable, 1.69/10 ct pkg
Shampoo, Revlon Flex, 1.79/15 oz bottle
Toilet paper, White Cloud, .99/four roll pack
Toothpaste, Crest, 1.99/6.4 oz tube

Real estate
Houses for sale
Boonton, 4 bedrooms, 189,000.00
Morristown, 3 bedrooms, 12 rooms, Tudor, 425,000.00
Randolph, 4 bedrooms, executive colonial, 329,900.00
Houses for rent
Boonton, 4 bedrooms, 1,500.00/month
Denville, 2 bedrooms, Lake Arrowhead, 1,150.00/month
Mendham, 4 bedrooms, colonial, 2,200.00/month
Apartments & rooms
Boonton, 3 rooms, 570.00/month
Parsippany, 1 bedroom, 645.00/month

Recreation & amusements
Bicycle, Huffy, 20", 99.99/each
Brunch, Sunday, Black Horse Inn, 12.95/adult; 7.95/children
Camcorder, JVC, 699.98/each
Compact discs, 11.99/each
Computer, Smith Corona Dinner, Charlie Brown's, prime rib, 9.95/person
Doll, Playskool, "My Pretty Mermaid," 5.99/each
Discman, Sony, 199.99-250.00/each
Movies, AMC Theatres, 2.95/matinee ticket
Riding toy, Barbie Beach Buggy, battery powered, 229.99/each
Skates, in-line, Titan, 39.99-49.99/pair
Skis, 179.00-449.00/set
Snow boards, 99.00-165.00/each
Stereo, Sanyo, 100 watts, 149.98/each
Stuffed animals, Walt Disney's 101 Dalmatians, 14.99-16.99/each
Telephone, AT&T, cordless with answering machine, 66.99-199.99/each
Television, 20" color, Zenith, 269.98-329.98/each
Toy, Mattel, "See'N'Say," 8.49-9.99/each
VCR, Sanyo, 219.98-249.98/each
Video game, Super Nintendo, 199.98/set
Videocassette, Disney, Winnie the Pooh, 9.99/each

Tobacco & alcohol
Beer, Heineken, 16.99/case of 24 bottles
Scotch whiskey, Johnnie Walker Red, 23.99/1.75 litre bottle
Wine, Gallo, 7.99/4 litre bottle
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