Every month the editors of Washington Consumers' Checkbook magazine report some of the best prices they have found in surveying more than 400 area retailers.

The retailers have promised to hold these prices -- and offer rain checks if supply runs out -- until Jan. 31. Here's a partial listing of bargain prices:

Big-Screen TVs Toshiba CF-3264: 32-inch screen, 181 cable-ready channels, remote control, MTS stereo, picture-in-picture, Super VHS and on-screen display -- $1,385 at Paul's Audio-Video in Arlington, 703-522-5151; Tysons Corner, 703-827-5797.

Quasar SR-4500: Rear-projection, 45-inch, 155 cable-ready channels, remote control, MTS stereo and Super VHS input -- $1,895 at Theater Vision in Rockville, 301-816-0300.

Mitsubishi CS-3505: 35-inch, 181 cable-ready channels, remote control, MTS stereo, Super VHS input and on-screen display -- $1,998 at Twinbrook TV in Rockville, 301-424-8111.

Mitsubishi CS-3506: 35-inch, 181 cable-ready channels, remote control, MTS stereo, picture-in-picture, Super VHS input and on-screen display -- $2,199 at Audio Buys in Bailey's Crossroads, 703-578-3033; Gaithersburg, 301-840-9180; Manassas, 703-968-7513.

Sony KPR-46EX20: Rear-projection, 46-inch, 181 cable-ready channels, remote control, MTS stereo, Super VHS input and on-screen display -- $2,699 at ProVideo in D.C., 202-333-9200; Rockville, 301-231-9800.

30-inch Free-standing Ranges General Electric JGBS04PN: Manual-clean gas range with white oven door -- $300 at J.R. Enright Co. in Chevy Chase, 301-654-1700.

Maytag CRE-655: Self-cleaning electric range with see-through door, waist-high broiler and lower storage drawer -- $535 at Lanham Appliance in Lanham, 301-459-0300.

Maytag CRG-705: Self-cleaning gas range with see-through door, waist-high broiler and lower storage drawer -- $569 at all Reliable Home Appliance locations.

Caloric RST361: Self-cleaning gas range with see-through door, waist-high broiler and lower storage drawer -- $595 at Alco TV & Appliance in Alexandria, 703-780-5180; Fredericksburg, 1-703-373-1797.

Magic Chef 34-4KTXW: Self-cleaning gas range with see-through door, waist-high broiler and lower storage drawer -- $659 at A & A Appliance in D.C., 202-723-3315.

Cassette Decks Sony TC-FX120: Single deck with Dolby B & C noise reduction -- $99 at Graffiti Audio-Video in D.C., 202-296-8412, 202-244-9643.

Pioneer CT-W430: Dual deck with relay play and Dolby B & C noise reduction and HXPro -- $139 at Saxitone Audio-Video in D.C., 202-872-8228; Falls Church, 703-321-8273; Rockville, 301-762-8273; College Park, 301-779-5566.

Denon DRR-680: Remote compatible single deck with Dolby B & C noise reduction, HXPro and auto-reverse -- $307 at Audio International in D.C., 202-333-3511.

Nakamichi Cassette Deck 2: Remote compatible single deck with Dolby B & C noise reduction, bidirectional music search and auto-repeat -- $329 at Audio Associates in Arlington, 703-525-1889; Springfield, 703-971-1060; Fairfax, 703-385-4464; Rockville, 301-762-3701; Langley Park, 301-434-4740; Laurel, 301-953-7242.

Yamaha KX-W332: Remote-controlled dual deck with high-speed dubbing, relay play, Dolby B & C noise reduction, HXPro, dual play & record auto-reverse and music search -- $359 at Artistic Audio in Warrenton, 703-349-3255.

Telephone Answering Machines Uniden AM-468V: Single micro-cassette, time/date stamp, VOX, call-screening, remote message retrieval & turn-on and message counter -- $50 at all W. Bell locations.

Panasonic KX-T2388: Telephone/answering device combination with single micro- cassette, VOX, call-screening, remote message retrieval and 15-number memory -- $90 at American Phone Shops in Crystal City, 703-979-9175.

Code-a-Phone 5533: Dual micro-cassettes, VOX, call-screening, remote message retrieval & turn-on and message counter -- $90 at Telephone Warehouse in D.C., 202-333-2900; Alexandria, 703-548-2998.

AT&T 1321: Dual standard cassettes, VOX, call-screening, remote message retrieval & turn-on and message counter -- $80 at all Staples locations, 1-800-333-3330.

If you feel a retailer has not met its commitments, or would like to know more about Checkbook magazine's Bargains survey, 202-347-7283.