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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: How much snow tire do you need?

Page: 6

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How much snow tire do you need?

Deciding which tires you'll need to maintain your car's footing this winter isn't easy. Your problem, of course, is that you want tires that will get you through the worst days your area has, yet you don't want to buy more winter rubber than you need.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: How to avoid a lemon

Pages: 6, 10, 12

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How to avoid a lemon

True lemons are about as plentiful among new cars as Indian heads are among pennies. Most so-called lemons are nothing more than cars with a half-dozen manufacturing flaws that should have been caught and corrected during the dealer's new-car preparation. If you meekly submit to the dealer's delivery routine when you buy a new car, you're all but asking for this kind of trouble.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: A gardener's dilemma

Page: 20

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A gardener's dilemma

Outside my window the grass is glowing with late dew and early morning sun. A bee jets by on important business, and the dog twitches her ear as she lies sleepily guarding the lawn from robins. It's very hard to believe that the world is hopelessly defiled, its air and water unfit for living, its children doomed by their own hand.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: WINTER CAMPING

Pages: 22, 100, 101

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WINTER CAMPING

If you enjoy camping in summer, you may take to winter camping, particularly if you like winter sports. It's now possible to camp in 70-degree comfort in a winterized recreational vehicle-- one you've purchased especially equipped for such use, or one you've modified yourself.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: How can you find out about no-load mutual funds?

Pages: 24, 26, 143

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How can you find out about no-load mutual funds?

You can't sit back and wait for a no-load fund salesman to ring your doorbell, because there is no such animal. No-load funds are bought directly by the investor, with no middleman. In most cases, you cannot buy them through brokers.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: Can you get a tax deduction for a casualty loss?

Page: 24

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Can you get a tax deduction for a casualty loss?

That depends on what caused the damage to your home or property, how much the damage cost, and what reimbursement you get for your loss.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: Home settlement costs: are you a victim?

Pages: 30, 32, 33

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Home settlement costs: are you a victim?

Settlement costs are all the charges to both buyer and seller that are related to transferring title and obtaining a mortgage loan. These can include title examination and insurance, recording fees and transfer taxes, survey, brokerage commission, attorney's fees, loan discount points, credit report, appraisal, escrow deposits, and any of a dozen or more similar expenses.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: Your child can't read: How can you help?

Pages: 34, 38, 39, 40, 41

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Your child can't read: How can you help?

The facts speak for themselves. A large number of American children are not learning to read effectively-- and in most cases their parents, and too often their schools, don't even know there's a reading problem.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: DECORATING CLINIC: The most common problems solved

Pages: 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51

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DECORATING CLINIC: The most common problems solved

Decorating problems are easy to spot-- the room is dull, drab, too small, too big, unworkable, or just plain unappealing. But coming up with solutions isn't quite so easy. Plenty of careful planning is essential if you don't want to make the same mistakes all over again. To help you save time and headaches, we've devoted ten pages to a variety of common decorating problems. And to give you a general idea of what it would cost to do the same thing at your house, we've included price charts.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: What's happening to the AMERICAN FAMILY?

Pages: 52, 53, 112, 115, 116, 117, 120, 128, 129

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What's happening to the AMERICAN FAMILY?

Of all the perplexing dilemmas your family has to face, the most elusive have to do with how your family works together-- and how it copes with a society that's as mystifying and as frustrating as any in history. Some family problems-- like the mortgage, that kitchen remodeling, even an illness-- at least have reasonably defined choices.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: Good news!

Pages: 54, 56, 58

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Good news!

These compact stereo speakers double as bookends and produce a full 18 watts of power-- but they're just six by ten inches and only 1⅜ inches thick.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: OUR TEN BEST PROJECT PLANS FOR KIDS

Pages: 60, 62, 64, 166, 171

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OUR TEN BEST PROJECT PLANS FOR KIDS

Since we began our Project Plan series over nine years ago, we've shown a wide variety of projects to make for kids-- everything from dollhouses to study centers. Our projects can be built as pictured, or adapted to fit your needs. Why not build one of these units for your favorite youngster?

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: How to make the kid cuddlers on the cover

Page: 66

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How to make the kid cuddlers on the cover

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: How to do more with the space you have

Pages: 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77

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How to do more with the space you have

What do you do when your house is straining at the seams, but you don't want to move out or invest in a major addition? You'll find the answers right here. We've come up with dozens of ways to ease the space crunch at your house-- whether it's storage space you need, or a home office, or a roomier bedroom, or whatever. Pick the ideas that suit your family's needs, then get started.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: FLEXIBLE FITTING FOR YOUR TABLE

Pages: 78, 79, 80, 81

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FLEXIBLE FITTING FOR YOUR TABLE

If you have a stack of china tucked away on a top shelf, bring it out of hiding and introduce another friendly pattern. Here, we alternated pastel yellow octagonal plates with a splashy golden geometric pattern. The full-length "parasol" cloth adds another dramatic dimension.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: Culinary dictionary

Page: 93

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Culinary dictionary

I can't cook like the master ... till you understand the ... age of their recipes. Here's ... rundown on some of the ... commonly used terms:

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: Get more from a griddle

Pages: 102, 103

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Get more from a griddle

There's more to a griddle than pancakes and waffles. What ever type of griddle you have, why not bring it out of hiding and teach it some new culinary tricks?

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: Beat the dry-skin blues

Pages: 106, 107

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Beat the dry-skin blues

Take heart if you or someone in your family has a problem with dry skin. You're in good company. Nearly all of us suffer from dry skin at some time-- whether it's mild dishpan hands, a case of winter itch so common in overheated homes, or the chronic dry skin that often plagues the aged.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: Which kitchen scales for you?

Page: 110

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Which kitchen scales for you?

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: HOUSEPLANT HOW-TO

Pages: 126, 127

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HOUSEPLANT HOW-TO

They get too big and unwieldy. Specimen sizes are fine, but they don't always fit the space you have. The thing to do is divide your plant, or at least take off pieces of it. If you don't want additional plants, give them away.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: Down with tiresome tables!

Page: 144

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Down with tiresome tables!

As demonstrated by those flexible fittings on page 78, today's tables don't have to be dressed in a dull uniform. Collect patterns of china and silver that play well together and you can come up with all sorts of creative combinations. Don't overlook dramatic backgrounds, like the two illustrated below. An appropriate cloth can help coordinate an eclectic table.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: Quick patches for leaky pipes

Page: 146

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Quick patches for leaky pipes

Water leaking from a pin-size hole in a pipe can do a surprising amount of damage. Although a hole in a pipe usually means the pipe is corroded and should be replaced, your first worry is to stop the leak now before it does any major harm.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: What to do if your pet has worms

Pages: 150, 152

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What to do if your pet has worms

Worms are unpleasant-- especially for the dog or cat harboring them. Most pets play host to one type of worm or another sometime during their lives. The more you know about the worms plaguing your pet, the better you can cope with them.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: How to sell your antiques

Pages: 156, 157

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How to sell your antiques

Whether you collect antiques as a hobby or have inherited them, a time will probably come when you'll want to sell some or all of your collection.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: Places for paperwork

Page: 161

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Places for paperwork

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: The outdoor look made easy

Page: 162

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The outdoor look made easy

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: GARDENING IN OCTOBER

Pages: 172, 175

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GARDENING IN OCTOBER

Few flowers are more welcome than tulips and other flowering bulbs that bring the news of spring. And they're even more appreciated because of the minimum care and work involved in getting them established. With proper treatment, tulips, hyacinths, and many other bulbs bloom in almost any part of the country.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: Sewing with pile fabrics

Page: 174

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Sewing with pile fabrics

Crisp fall weather and school days call for fashions made of pile fabrics. They're endlessly versatile, ranging from practical corduroy to plush velveteen and velvet. Because of their distinctive napped surface, all pile fabrics require special handling in sewing.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: CENTRAL MEXICO AND THE SEACOAST

Pages: 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 188, 191

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CENTRAL MEXICO AND THE SEACOAST

Most Americans who've been to central Mexico can judge it about as well as they could a diamond. If they've been to Acapulco (the Miami Beach of Mexico), they'll tell you all about the flash and glitter. If they've been to Guadalajara or Taxco or the other handcraft centers, they know how much you should pay (and where to buy it).

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: 14 ways to save on home settlement costs

Page: 184

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14 ways to save on home settlement costs

When you buy or sell your home, the only thing you can do about many kinds of settlement costs is pay them. Some are set by law. Others may be required to obtain financing. And still others are caused by a property settlement system that badly needs revision (see p. 30).

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: Manejando en Méjico Driving in Mexico

Page: 187

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Manejando en Méjico Driving in Mexico

If your car quits along a Mexican highway, start looking for the "Green Angels." The green tourist patrol trucks are manned by friendly drivers trained in mechanics, first aid, and English. They'll supply you with gasoline at cost, and will provide their services free.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: Shortcuts to a cleaner kitchen

Page: 190

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Shortcuts to a cleaner kitchen

Dirt goes by different names in the kitchen. It's called grease, grime, spatters, and spills. By any name, it means work. You can shorten the job considerably by using good cleanup techniques and the right equipment-- scrubbers, cleaners, brushes and mops.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: After the flood... beware those washed-up cars

Page: 193

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After the flood... beware those washed-up cars

... could have been thousands of miles from the devastation ... by the floods this year and still be directly affected-- specially if you happen to be in the market for a late model ... car. For many of the cars that sank below the turbulent ... are not being junked. Instead they're being hastily conditioned and shipped to distant states.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: Shopping editor's choice

Pages: 194, 195, 196, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207, 208, 209

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Shopping editor's choice

Discover the fun and convenience of shopping by mail! You can order with complete confidence any of the items shown: each company will refund your money if you're not delighted.

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Better Homes & Gardens October 1972 Magazine Article: The man next door

Page: 210

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The man next door

My wife Christine is concerned about all the consumer-protection bills the government is proposing. She says she's beginning to feel like a whooping crane, or some other endangered species.

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