Despite early jitters, the actors pulled off their parts with aplomb.
Yesterday, comments from Fed and ex-Fed officials threw early jitters into the bond market, along with an initial spike in the commodities index.
Despite some early jitters, the Islanders managed to take a 1-0 lead into the first intermission.
The early jitters that rippled through Rangers starter Todd Stottlemyre dissolved, and the composed right-hander emerged to shut down the Yankees.
And the Americans are very fit, allowing them to overcome early jitters with a relentlessness that eventually wears down other teams.
Argentina generated some early jitters this time, too, said Joyce Chang, global head of emerging markets research for J. P. Morgan Securities.
"There was quite a bit of apprehension at first," he said, "but after the teams got over some early jitters, they found out it wasn't that bad."
The freshman guard Elijah Ingram shook off early jitters to collect 10 points and 4 assists.
Indeed, the growing promise of the Internet is another reason that cable executives say they are recovering from their early jitters about Mr. Murdoch's planned service.
The United States men's soccer team overcame some early jitters tonight and made short work of Canada, 4-0, in an international friendly.