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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, 1997

Automobiles
New
Chrysler Concorde, 17,495.00
Plymoth Neon, 11,395.00
Plymouth Voyager FWD, 17,795.00
Used
1995, Oldsmobile, Aurora, 23,495.00
1993, Toyota Camry, 12,993.00
1992, Mercury Grand Marquis, 9,992.00

Clothing
Junior's jeans, Levi's, 28.79-39.99/pair
Men's coat, 108.75-212.50/each
Men's shirt, dress, 16.20-27.00/each
Men's shirt, flannel, 13.49-14.99/each
Men's shoes, Thornton Bay, casual, 39.99-70.00/pair
Men's slacks, 26.99-39.99/pair
Men's suit, 162.00-225.00/each
Running shoes, New Balance, 6000 cross trainers, 54.99/pair
Women's dress, career & holiday, 29.99-112.50/each
Women's gloves, Isotoner, 13.99-47.99/pair
Women's skirt, wool, 18.99-44.99/each
Women's suit, 69.50-139.99/each
Women's sweater, 12.49-26.99/each

Employment & services
Auto body painter, 21.50/hour
Bookkeeper, 24,000/year
Clerical/Customer service, 8.00/hour
Cook, 10.00/hour
Dental receptionist, 10.00-12.00/hour
Driver, 525.00/week
Laborer, 500.00/week
Newspaper delivery, 200.00/week
Pizza delivery, 10.00/hour
Property manager, assistant, 15,000-17,000/year

Food & beverages
Beef, chuck roast, boneless, 1.59/lb
Beef, ground chuck, 80% lean, .99/lb
Apples, Golden Delicious, .69/lb
Broccoli, large bunch, .99/bunch
Carrots, baby peeled, .89/lb bag
Cheese, Swiss, 2.99/lb
Chicken, oven roaster, .79/lb
Clementines, 5.49/5 lb box
Coffee, Chase & Sanborn, 1.99/11 oz can
Fish, flounder fillet, fresh, 5.99/lb
Grapefruit, red, .99/4
Ham, Boar's Head, gourmet, 4.99/lb
Ice Cream, Welsh Farms, 2.99/half gallon
Lemons, 1.00/10
Margarine, IGA, 1.00/two 16 oz pkgs
Mushrooms, Cello, fresh, .99/10 oz pkg
Pineapple, large, fresh, 1.89/each
Potatoes, Maine, all-purpose, .99/10 lb bag
Pork chops, center cut, 1.99/lb
Soda, Canada Dry, Ginger Ale, .79/2 liter bottle
Soup, Campbell's, Chicken Noodle, .97/two 11 oz cans
Tangelos, Florida, .99/10
Tomatoes, .59/lb
Waffles, IGA, 1.29/11 oz box

Household & seasonal goods
Clothes dryer, 219.97/each
Comforter, goose down, any size, 80.99-149.99/each
Cookware, T-Fal, 8 piece, 62.99-125.00/set
Dishwasher, General Electric, 299.97/each
Laundry detergent, Dynamo, 1.99/50 oz bottle
Microwave oven, Sharp, 1000 Watt, 139.97/each
Paper towels, IGA, 1.00/2 rolls
Range, Magic Chef, gas, 30", 449.97/each
Refrigerator, Whirlpool, 18 cu ft, 388.97/each
Sheets, twin size, 7.97/each
Toaster oven, Toastmaster, 26.99-54.99
Towel, Utica, bath size, 4.99/each
Vacuum cleaner, White Westinghouse, upright, 99.97/each
Washing machine, Hotpoint, 229.97/each

Newspaper
.35/daily paper

Personal care & health
Humidifier, Holmes, 39.97/each
Pain reliever, extra strength, 500 mg, 3.15/100 ct bottle
Sharkilage, softgels, 750 mg, 9.99/30 ct bottle
Vitamin E, capsules, .99/50 ct bottle

Real estate
Houses for sale
Long Valley, 4 bedrooms, split, 216,900.00
Roxbury, 3 bedrooms, brick ranch, 170,000.00
Wharton, 4 bedrooms, cape, 158,000.00
Houses for rent
Chatham, 2 bedrooms, 1,000.00/month
Dover, 3 bedrooms, cape, 1,250.00/month
Rockaway, 4 bedrooms, colonial, 2,000.00/month
Apartments & rooms
Budd lake, 1 bedroom, 630.00/month
Morris Plains, 4 rooms, 900.00/month
Parsippany, Knoll Gardens, 1 bedroom, 670.00/month

Recreation & amusements
AM/FM Cassette Walkman, Sony, 44.99/each
Antiques show, [New Hope, Pennsylvania], 6.00/admission
CD player, RCA, 69.97/each
Cake decorating class, Wilton, [J.C. Penney], 20.00/person
Camcorder, Sony, 8 mm HandyCam, 397.97-497.97/each
Computer, Compaq, multimedia, 1,699.00
Cruise, Carnival, Bahamas, 3 days, 199.00/person
Dinner, Sea Food Shak, [Randolph, NJ], snow crab legs, 14.95/person
Ice show, Walt Disney World on Ice, Pocahontas, [Madison Square Garden, NYC], 13.50-20.50/ticket
Internet access, Blastnet, 18.95/month
Movie, Parsippany Cinema 12, bargain matinee, 4.25/ticket
Television, Sharp, 25" stereo, 247.97/each
Theater, The Friday Evening Club, Ben Vereen & Leslie Uggams, 15.00-50.00/ticket
Treadmill, Pro Form, 499.99-699.99/each
VCR, JVC, 4 head hi-fi, 197.97/each
Video, Riverdance, original cast, 23.95/each

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