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Yet early on, Swindon looked much the nervier as County went close to scoring.
Advertisers might hold back for a while, but eventually they have to move before some other nervier advertiser does.
There were some nervier moments earlier on for Caballero but it was generally a good response by the Argentine to his critics after a poor display in September's 4-1 loss at Tottenham.
It was a show of energy and invention, with Everton looking much the nervier of the two sides.
ANDREW MCINNES FALKIRK striker Rory Loy was relieved to get the killer second goal after his penalty miss made this nervier than it should have been.
Things should have got nervier still had Thorp not made better use of the eternity he had to get underneath Tim Phillips' looping sweep with eight needed for victory.
Yet for now, in the afterglow of a triumph that became far nervier than it seemed set to be, tribute was due to the cornerstones of a fourth FA Cup victory in the six years since the match returned to Wembley.
Mark Allen turned many heads when forging a 6-2 lead over Ding Junhui on Monday, but the Antrim potter endured a much nervier time yesterday when fending off the Chinese ace, who levelled at 7-7 and 8-8, to progress 9-8.
It almost proved costly when Palace grabbed a 72nd equaliser from the spot to set up a nervier than necessary finish.
Jones' fly-hack in his 22 rebounded off a stray body straight to a Parma man, and after one phase of play Roberto Quartaroli ducked into the corner to make a tense tie even nervier.
However, McDonnell's side currently lie seventh in the Premier League of the Business Assistance Liverpool Competition and it is unclear whether they will be in a comfort zone or a somewhat nervier area of the division by late August.
There's no nervier superstar out there today than Kidman, who neatly divides her efforts between arcane provocations (``Dogville,'' ``The Hours'') and mainstream nonsense (``Stepford Wives,'' the upcoming ``Bewitched'').