New York State Comptroller H. Carl McCall yesterday said New York City's mayor-elect, Rudolph W. Giuliani, "lost an opportunity" by rejecting many of the budget recommendations from a panel of fiscal experts appointed by the current mayoral administration.

McCall, in remarks made after an afternoon speech before the Municipal Forum of New York, said the report presents "a menu of options -- some could be rejected, some might be worth accepting."

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