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How much did it cost in Morris County, New Jersey?
a survey of retail prices advertised in the Daily Record, February 1-15, 2005

Lincoln LX V6 Sedan, 26,590.00
Chrysler Town & Country, 26,495.00
Chevrolet Impala, 18,485.00
Honda Civic LX, 2001, 11,995.00
Nissan Sentra, 2004, 10,998.00
Chevrolet Malibu, 1998, 3,995.00
Battery, Die Hard, 3 year warranty, 79.99/each
Oil change, Quaker State, 10W30 oli, 24.95
Tires, Goodyear, 64.00-146.00/each

Men's coats, raincoat, London Fog, 69.99-195.00/each
Men's slacks, Dockers, 29.99-39.99/pair
Men's jeans, Levis, 26.99-34.99/pair
Men's shirts, dress, 14.98-52.12/each
Women's suits, Sears, 89.99-180.00/each
Women's dress shoes, 29.99-44.00/pair
Women's handbags, leather, 34.99-50.00/each
Girl's jeans, Sears, 9.99-14.99/pair

Food & beverages
Apples, Braeburn, 1.29/lb
Beef, ground, 3.29/lb
Beef, sirloin steak, 6.49/lb
Butter, Breakstone, 1.99/lb
Cereal, Froot Loops, 1.99/15 ounce box
Cheese, American singles, Land O Lakes, 1.84/12 oz package
Chicken, breasts, Perdue, 1.50/lb
Coffee, Chock Full O'Nuts, 1.00/11 ounce can
Cookies, Fudge Shoppe, Keebler, 1.49/8.5 ounce package
Crackers, Ritz, Nabisco, 3.19/12 ounce box
Eggs, 5.00/2 dozen
Fish, cod fillets, 3.99/lb
Grapefruit, 3.00/2
Grapes, Thompson seedless, .88/lb
Ham, Hormel, cooked, 2.99/lb
Hot dogs, Nathan's, 2.49/lb
Jelly, Welch's, 1.39/32 ounce jar
Juice, apple, .99/gallon
Juice, orange, Tropicana, 2.99/96 ounce jug
Ketchup, Heinz, 1.39/14 ounce bottle
Margarine, Parkay, 1.84/3 lb tub
Mayonnaise, Hellmann's, 2.99/32 ounce jar
Onions, yellow mild, .88/3 lb bag
Oranges, navel, 1.88/5
Peanut butter, Skippy, 3.00/two 18 ounce jars
Pineapples, whole, Del Monte, 2.88/each
Potato chips, Ruffles, 4.00/two 10 ounce bags Potatoes, .98/5 lb bag
Soda, Coca Cola, 1.09/2 liter bottle
Soup, tomato, Campbell's .79/10.75 ounce can
Valentine's candy, Russell Stover, 9.99/28 ounce heart box

Bed, French provincial, 799.99-1,069.99/each
Chairs, recliner, 399.00/each
Dining room set, 9 piece, 1,599.00/set
Lamps, floor, 39.00-140.00/each
Living room set, 2 piece, 1,299.00-1,599.00/set
Mattress, Sealy Posturpedic, twin, 2 piece set, 279.00-479.00/set
Sleeper sofa, Sealy, 599.00-699.00/each

Chain saw, Craftsman, 139.88-159.88/each
Circular saw, 89.99-109.99/each
Drill, electric, Craftsman, 69.99-89.99/each
Screwdriver set, 18 piece, Craftsman, 14.99/set
Wrench set, 8 piece, Craftsman, 39.99-49.00/set

Household goods
Ammonia, .77/32 ounce bottle
Clothes washer, Kenmore, 499.99/each
Coffee maker, 12 cup, Mr. Coffee, 39.99-44.99/each
Dinnerware, 16 pieces, setting for 4, 49.99-99.99/set
Food processor, Black & Decker, 34.99-39.99/each
Grill, George Foreman, 29.99-59.99/each
Ironing board, metal, 16.99/each
Laundry soap, Dynamo, 1.98/100 ounce bottle
Microwave, Kenmore, 1.7 cu ft, 249.99/each
Range, electric, Kenmore, 529.99/each
Refrigerator, Kenmore, 25.4 cu ft, 979.00/each
Sheets, queen or king, 250 count thread, Utica, 29.99-60.00/set
Toaster, 4 slice, Toastmaster, 24.99/each
Vacuum cleaner, upright, Kenmore, 59.99-89.99/each

Daily Record, [Morristown, NJ], .35/daily paper

Personal care & health
Cotton swabs, Q-Tips, 1.99/170 count box
Cough drops, Luden's, 1.00/two 14 count boxes
Deodorant, Mennen Speed Stick, 2.49/2 ounce container
Mouthwash, Scope, 7.00/two 33.8 ounce bottles
Pain reliever, Tylenol Extra Strength, 1.99/24 count container
Razor, Gillette Mach 3 Turbo, 6.99/each
Shampoo, Pert Plus, 3.99/25.4 ounce bottle
Shaving cream, Barbasol, .77/11 ounce container
Toilet paper, Angel Soft, 1.99/4 roll pack
Toothbrush, Oral-B, 5.00/2 brushes
Toothpaste, Crest, 2.49/8.2 ounce tube

Real estate
Houses for sale:
Chatham 6 bedrooms, custom colonial, 799,000.00
Randolph, 3 bedrooms, split level, 415,000.00
Morristown, 3 bedrooms, 399,000.00
Houses for rent:
Lake Parsippany, 4 bedrooms, 2,300.00/month
Mt. Olive, 4 bedrooms, 1,800.00/month
Rockaway, 3 bedrooms, 1,300.00/month
Apartments & rooms:
Roxbury, 2 bedrooms, 1,600.00/month
Rockaway, 1 bedroom, 950.00/month
Parsippany, Rutgers Village, 1 bedroom, 920.00/month

Recreation & amusements
CD's (pre-recorded music), 11.99/each
CD player, personal, RCA, 27.99/each
Camcorder, Canon, 399.99-499.99/each
Camera, digital, Canon, 279.00/each
Computer, notebook, 499.899-2,749.99/each
DVD player, recording and playback, Sony, 499.99/each
DVD's (pre-recorded movies), 19.99/each
Lunch, Brookside Diner [Whippany, NJ] 6.95/person
Ski boots, 99.99-129.99/pair
Skis, 129.00-399.00/pair
Snowboards, 109.00-299.00/each
Telephone, cordless, 4.99-99.99
Television, 32", Sony Trinitron, 599.99/each
Videocassettes, blank, 60 minutes, TDK, 9.99/2 tapes

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1 March 2005