Another early "whole nine yards" cite

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Wed Apr 5 16:41:47 UTC 2006

 "Pass it On" by L. M. Boyd (regular column) North Carolina | Burlington
|The Daily Times-news  | 1971-08-11 p. 20-A col 5.
"AS TO HOW MUCH is a "yard," it's $100, I'm told.  And "The whole nine
yards" is $1,000.  Or so say the game-table boys."

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