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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

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

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

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
no tobacco ads published

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15 July 2006