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How much did it cost in Morris County, New Jersey?
a survey of retail prices advertised in the Daily Record, January 1-15, 1987

Chevrolet, Sprint, 6,995.00
Dodge, Dakota, 7,900.00
Nissan, Stanza XE, 10,297.00
1986, Toyota, MR2, 12,977.00
1985, Oldsmobile, Cutlass Calais, 8,577.00
1983, Ford, Thunderbird, 7,577.00

Junior's top, 9.99/each
Men's shirt, Luxurata, dress, 9.99-17.99/each
Men's suit, 159.00-265.00/each
Men's sweater, wool, 16.99-29.99/each
Ski jacket, Gore-Tex, Black Ice or Profile, 99.99-179.99/each
Ski suits, Profile, men's & women's, 2 piece, 109.99/each
Women's coat, dress, down-filled, 100.00-150.00/each
Women's dress, holiday, 48.00-56.00/each

Employment & services
Auto body painter, 18.50/hour
Cafeteria worker, 4.30/hour
Car service, Morristown area-Newark Airport, 85.00/round trip
Custodian, West Morris Central High School, 12,800.00/year
Data entry clerk, 6.50/hour
Dental assistant, 7.50-10.50/hour
Bus person, 4.25/hour
Newspaper carrier, 440.00-460.00/month

Food & beverages
Apples, Rome Beauty, 1.29/3 lb bag
Bacon, Armour, 1.69/lb
Baked beans, Van Camp's, .59/lb can
Candy, Gummi Bears, 2.99/lb
Cereal, Ralston, Chex, 1.59/12 oz box
Cheese, Borden, American singles, 1.99/lg pkg
Chicken, Tyson, leg quarters, 2.49/lb
Cocoa, Nestle Quik, 4.99/2 lb 8 oz can
Coffee, Folgers, 1.99/11.6 oz can
Fish, tuna, Chicken of the Sea, white, .99/6.5 oz can
Frankfurters, Hygrade, .99/lb pkg
Grapefruit, .99/4
Ham, Virginia, 1.39/lb
Hot Pockets, 2.19/10 oz box
Ice cream, Louis Sherry, 2.19/half gallon
Juice, Ocean Spray, grapefruit juice, 1.99/half gallon
Juice, V8, .99/40 oz bottle
Macaroni, San Giorgio, 1.19/3 lb box
Margarine, Fleischman's, 1.89/2 lb tub
Mayonnaise, Shop Rite, .99/quart jar
Milk, 2% low fat, 1.79/gallon
Oranges, Sunkist, .99/5
Peanut butter, Jif, 1.99/18 oz jar
Pickles, 1.19/quart
Pizza, Elios, frozen, 1.19/16 oz pkg
Popcorn, Orville Redenbacher, 1.29/15 oz jar
Potato chips, Pringles, .99/6.5 oz container
Potatoes, Russet baking, 1.99/10 lb bag
Rice, Carolina, .88/two 16 oz boxes
Soup, Campbell's, .99/10.6 oz can
Spaghetti sauce, Prego, 1.49/14 oz jar
Spaghettios, .88/two 15 oz cans
Strawberries, 1.49/pint
TV dinner, Banquet, 1.19/11 oz box
Yogurt, Shop Rites, 2.00/five 8 oz cups
Waffles, Aunt Jemima, frozen, 1.20/15 oz box

Household & seasonal goods
Coffee maker, 23.88-25.99/each
Dish detergent, Dawn, 1.29/1 pt 6 oz bottle
Dishwasher, Frigidaire, 189.99/each
Iron, 13.88-24.99/each
Laundry detergent, Fab, 6.99/gallon bottle
Microwave oven, Caloric, countertop, 198.99/each
Paper towels, Bounty, .68/188 count roll
Refrigerator, Norge, 16 cu ft, frost-free, 429.99/each
Sheets, Springs Mills, queen or king, 9.99/each
Vacuum cleaner, Sears, upright, 134.99-269.99/each
Washing machine, Hotpoint, 229.99/each
Wild bird food, 2.99/20 lbs

.25/daily paper

Personal care & health
Aspirin, Anacin, caplets, 3.69/100 ct bottle
Baby powder, Johnson's, 2.99/24 ox container
Cold medicine, Vicks Nyquill, 5.99/14 oz bottle
Cough syrup, Vicks Formula 44, 2.59/2 oz bottle
Deodorant, Dial, solid, 5.00/two 2 oz sticks
Eye drops, Murine, 1.69/1 oz bottle
Hair color, Miss Clairol, 3.79/box
Razor blades, Gillette, 2.19/5 count pkg
Shampoo, St. Ives, 2.99/18 oz bottle
Toilet tissue, Charmin, .99/4 pack, 350 sheet rolls

Real estate
Houses for sale
Hackettstown, 3 bedrooms, ranch, 148,00.000
Lincoln Park, 4 bedrooms, English Tudor, 278,500.00
Morris Twp., 4 bedrooms, colonial, 324,900.00
Houses for rent
Lake Hopatcong, 2 bedrooms, 750.00/month
Mine Hill, 3 bedrooms, 800.00/month
Apartments & rooms
Boonton, 3 bedrooms, 675.00
Dover, furnished room, 60.00/week
Madison, 1 bedroom, 775.00/month

Recreation & amusements
AM/FM cassette recorder, Sony, 43.99/each
Ballet, New Jersey Ballet, 20.00-30.00/ticket
Crayons, Crayola, 1.00/two 8 count boxes
Dinner, Hanover Wok [East Hanover, NJ], Chinese New Year's banquet, 14.95/person
Pool table, Honeycomb, 499.99/each
Sony Walkman, 14.99/each
Television, Zenith, 19", color, 217.99/each
Tennis table, Sears, regulation size, 139.99-229.99/each
Theatre, Papermill Playhouse, 15.00-29.00/ticket
VCR, Toshiba, cable ready, 276.00
Videocassettes, VHS, 3.49/each

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1 November 2006