For the Budget Shopper: 17 Quirky, Cute Gifts Under $40

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A cheap holiday gift doesn't have to mean clearance-rack detritus or forgettable dollar-bin tchotchkes. Here, we've gathered 17 cute, unique, and even functional finds for those on a tight gifting budget this year. Click ahead to find out where to get $12 opera tickets, penny books, design-blogger pushpins, and more.

*This article appears in the November 24, 2014 issue of New York Magazine.

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