New York City Mayor David N. Dinkins, who has prided himself on making fiscal stability a cornerstone of his two-year-old administration, said he might consider risking the city's rating to accomplish some of the tasks he set out to do in January 1990.

When asked at a yearend press conference last week about whether he would risk the city's bond rating to get $1 billion of revenues from the Municipal Assistance Corp. or elsewhere to maintain city services, Mr. Dinkins said, "It is a good and fair question, and it is something we very, very carefully, and delicately handle."

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