SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                              WASHINGTON, DC 20549

                            -----------------------

                                  SCHEDULE 13G
                                 (Rule 13d-102)

            INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT
          TO RULES 13d-1(b), (c), AND (d) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED
                           PURSUANT TO RULE 13d-2(b)


                              Cross Country, Inc.
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                                (Name of Issuer)

                   Common Stock, Par Value $0.001 per Share
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                         (Title of Class of Securities)

                                   22748P105
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                                 (CUSIP Number)

                                October 24, 2001
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            (Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)


Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule
is filed:
     [ ] Rule 13d-1(b)
     [ ] Rule 13d-1(c)
     [X] Rule 13d-1(d)

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     1 The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting
person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of
securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would
alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

     The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be
deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act
but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the
Notes).



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CUSIP No. 22748P105                     13G                   Page 2 of 23 Pages

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   1.    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
         I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

         MORGAN STANLEY DEAN WITTER & CO.
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   2.    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*            (a) [ ]
                                                                      (b) [ ]

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   3.    SEC USE ONLY

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   4.    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

         Delaware
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                          5.     SOLE VOTING POWER                     -0-

      NUMBER OF           -----------------------------------------------------
        SHARES            6.     SHARED VOTING POWER             7,877,802
     BENEFICIALLY
       OWNED BY           -----------------------------------------------------
         EACH             7.     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER                -0-
      REPORTING
     PERSON WITH          -----------------------------------------------------
                          8.     SHARED DISPOSITVE POWER         7,877,802

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   9.    AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

         7,877,802
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  10.    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES
         CERTAIN SHARES*                                                  [ ]

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  11.    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

         24.5%
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  12.    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

         CO
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                     *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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CUSIP No. 22748P105                     13G                   Page 3 of 23 Pages

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   1.    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
         I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

         MORGAN STANLEY VENTURE CAPITAL III, INC.
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   2.    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*            (a) [ ]
                                                                      (b) [ ]

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   3.    SEC USE ONLY

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   4.    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

         Delaware
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          5.     SOLE VOTING POWER                     -0-

      NUMBER OF           -----------------------------------------------------
        SHARES            6.     SHARED VOTING POWER               780,893
     BENEFICIALLY
       OWNED BY           -----------------------------------------------------
         EACH             7.     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER                -0-
      REPORTING
     PERSON WITH          -----------------------------------------------------
                          8.     SHARED DISPOSITVE POWER           780,893

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   9.    AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

         780,893
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  10.    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES
         CERTAIN SHARES*                                                  [ ]

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  11.    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

         2.4%
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  12.    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

         CO, IA
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                     *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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CUSIP No. 22748P105                     13G                   Page 4 of 23 Pages

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   1.    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
         I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

         MORGAN STANLEY VENTURE PARTNERS III, L.L.C.
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   2.    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*            (a) [ ]
                                                                      (b) [ ]

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   3.    SEC USE ONLY

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   4.    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

         Delaware
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          5.     SOLE VOTING POWER                     -0-

      NUMBER OF           -----------------------------------------------------
        SHARES            6.     SHARED VOTING POWER               780,893
     BENEFICIALLY
       OWNED BY           -----------------------------------------------------
         EACH             7.     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER                -0-
      REPORTING
     PERSON WITH          -----------------------------------------------------
                          8.     SHARED DISPOSITVE POWER           780,893

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   9.    AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

         780,893
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  10.    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES
         CERTAIN SHARES*                                                  [ ]

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  11.    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

         2.4%
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  12.    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

         CO, IA
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                     *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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CUSIP No. 22748P105                     13G                   Page 5 of 23 Pages

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   1.    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
         I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

         MORGAN STANLEY VENTURE PARTNERS III, L.P.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   2.    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*            (a) [ ]
                                                                      (b) [ ]

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   3.    SEC USE ONLY

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   4.    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

         Delaware
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          5.     SOLE VOTING POWER                     -0-

      NUMBER OF           -----------------------------------------------------
        SHARES            6.     SHARED VOTING POWER               685,142
     BENEFICIALLY
       OWNED BY           -----------------------------------------------------
         EACH             7.     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER                -0-
      REPORTING
     PERSON WITH          -----------------------------------------------------
                          8.     SHARED DISPOSITVE POWER           685,142

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   9.    AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

         685,142
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  10.    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES
         CERTAIN SHARES*                                                  [ ]

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  11.    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

         2.1%
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  12.    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

         PN
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                     *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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CUSIP No. 22748P105                     13G                   Page 6 of 23 Pages

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   1.    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
         I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

         MORGAN STANLEY VENTURE INVESTORS III, L.P.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   2.    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*            (a) [ ]
                                                                      (b) [ ]

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   3.    SEC USE ONLY

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   4.    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

         Delaware
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          5.     SOLE VOTING POWER                     -0-

      NUMBER OF           -----------------------------------------------------
        SHARES            6.     SHARED VOTING POWER                65,793
     BENEFICIALLY
       OWNED BY           -----------------------------------------------------
         EACH             7.     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER                -0-
      REPORTING
     PERSON WITH          -----------------------------------------------------
                          8.     SHARED DISPOSITVE POWER            65,793

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   9.    AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

         65,793
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  10.    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES
         CERTAIN SHARES*                                                  [ ]

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  11.    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

         0.2%
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  12.    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

         PN
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                     *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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CUSIP No. 22748P105                     13G                   Page 7 of 23 Pages

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   1.    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
         I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

         THE MORGAN STANLEY VENTURE PARTNERS ENTREPRENEUR FUND, L.P.
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   2.    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*            (a) [ ]
                                                                      (b) [ ]

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   3.    SEC USE ONLY

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   4.    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

         Delaware
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                          5.     SOLE VOTING POWER                     -0-

      NUMBER OF           -----------------------------------------------------
        SHARES            6.     SHARED VOTING POWER                29,958
     BENEFICIALLY
       OWNED BY           -----------------------------------------------------
         EACH             7.     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER                -0-
      REPORTING
     PERSON WITH          -----------------------------------------------------
                          8.     SHARED DISPOSITVE POWER            29,958

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   9.    AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

         29,958
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  10.    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES
         CERTAIN SHARES*                                                  [ ]

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  11.    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

         less than 0.1%
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  12.    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

         PN
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                     *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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CUSIP No. 22748P105                     13G                   Page 8 of 23 Pages

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   1.    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
         I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

         MSDW CAPITAL PARTNERS IV, INC.
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   2.    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*            (a) [ ]
                                                                      (b) [ ]

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   3.    SEC USE ONLY

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   4.    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

         Delaware
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          5.     SOLE VOTING POWER                     -0-

      NUMBER OF           -----------------------------------------------------
        SHARES            6.     SHARED VOTING POWER             7,096,909
     BENEFICIALLY
       OWNED BY           -----------------------------------------------------
         EACH             7.     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER                -0-
      REPORTING
     PERSON WITH          -----------------------------------------------------
                          8.     SHARED DISPOSITVE POWER         7,096,909

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   9.    AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

         7,906,909
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  10.    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES
         CERTAIN SHARES*                                                  [ ]

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  11.    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

         22.0%
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  12.    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

         CO, IA
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                     *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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CUSIP No. 22748P105                     13G                   Page 9 of 23 Pages

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   1.    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
         I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

         MSDW CAPITAL PARTNERS IV, LLC
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   2.    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*            (a) [ ]
                                                                      (b) [ ]

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   3.    SEC USE ONLY

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   4.    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

         Delaware
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          5.     SOLE VOTING POWER                     -0-

      NUMBER OF           -----------------------------------------------------
        SHARES            6.     SHARED VOTING POWER             7,096,909
     BENEFICIALLY
       OWNED BY           -----------------------------------------------------
         EACH             7.     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER                -0-
      REPORTING
     PERSON WITH          -----------------------------------------------------
                          8.     SHARED DISPOSITVE POWER         7,096,909

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   9.    AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

         7,096,909
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  10.    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES
         CERTAIN SHARES*                                                  [ ]

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  11.    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

         22.0%
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  12.    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

         OO
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                     *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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CUSIP No. 22748P105                     13G                  Page 10 of 23 Pages

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   1.    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
         I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

         MORGAN STANLEY DEAN WITTER CAPITAL PARTNERS IV, L.P.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   2.    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*            (a) [ ]
                                                                      (b) [ ]

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   3.    SEC USE ONLY

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   4.    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

         Delaware
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          5.     SOLE VOTING POWER                     -0-

      NUMBER OF           -----------------------------------------------------
        SHARES            6.     SHARED VOTING POWER             6,215,517
     BENEFICIALLY
       OWNED BY           -----------------------------------------------------
         EACH             7.     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER                -0-
      REPORTING
     PERSON WITH          -----------------------------------------------------
                          8.     SHARED DISPOSITVE POWER         6,215,517

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   9.    AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

         6,215,517
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  10.    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES
         CERTAIN SHARES*                                                  [ ]

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  11.    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

         19.3%
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  12.    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

         PN
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                     *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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CUSIP No. 22748P105                     13G                  Page 11 of 23 Pages

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   1.    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
         I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

         MSDW IV 892 INVESTORS, L.P.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   2.    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*            (a) [ ]
                                                                      (b) [ ]

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   3.    SEC USE ONLY

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   4.    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

         Delaware
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          5.     SOLE VOTING POWER                     -0-

      NUMBER OF           -----------------------------------------------------
        SHARES            6.     SHARED VOTING POWER               667,048
     BENEFICIALLY
       OWNED BY           -----------------------------------------------------
         EACH             7.     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER                -0-
      REPORTING
     PERSON WITH          -----------------------------------------------------
                          8.     SHARED DISPOSITVE POWER           667,048

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   9.    AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

         667,048
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  10.    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES
         CERTAIN SHARES*                                                  [ ]

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  11.    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

         2.1%
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  12.    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

         PN
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                     *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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CUSIP No. 22748P105                     13G                  Page 12 of 23 Pages

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   1.    NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
         I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

         MORGAN STANLEY DEAN WITTER CAPITAL INVESTORS IV, L.P.
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   2.    CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*            (a) [ ]
                                                                      (b) [ ]

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   3.    SEC USE ONLY

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   4.    CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

         Delaware
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                          5.     SOLE VOTING POWER                     -0-

      NUMBER OF           -----------------------------------------------------
        SHARES            6.     SHARED VOTING POWER               214,344
     BENEFICIALLY
       OWNED BY           -----------------------------------------------------
         EACH             7.     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER                -0-
      REPORTING
     PERSON WITH          -----------------------------------------------------
                          8.     SHARED DISPOSITVE POWER           214,344

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   9.    AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

         214,344
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  10.    CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES
         CERTAIN SHARES*                                                  [ ]

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  11.    PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

         0.7%
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  12.    TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

         PN
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                     *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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Item 1(a).  Name of Issuer:

     Cross Country, Inc.

Item 1(b).  Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices:

     6551 Park of Commerce Blvd., N.W., Suite 200, Boca Raton, FL 33487

Item 2(a).  Name of Person Filing:

     This statement is filed jointly on behalf of the persons identified below.
In accordance with Rule 13d-1(k)(1) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934,
as amended (the "Exchange Act"), each person filing this statement acknowledges
that it is responsible for the completeness and accuracy of the information
concerning that person but is not responsible for the completeness or accuracy
of the information concerning the other persons making the filing, unless such
person knows or has reason to believe that such information is inaccurate.

     Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. ("MSDW")

     Morgan Stanley Venture Capital III, Inc. ("MSVC III, Inc.")

     Morgan Stanley Venture Partners III, L.L.C. ("MSVP III, L.L.C.")

     Morgan Stanley Venture Partners III, L.P. ("MSVP III, L.P.")

     Morgan Stanley Venture Investors III, L.P. ("MSVI III, L.P.")

     The Morgan Stanley Venture Partners Entrepreneur Fund, L.P. (the
     "Entrepreneur Fund")

     MSDW Capital Partners IV, Inc. ("MSDWCP IV, Inc.")

     MSDW Capital Partners IV, LLC ("MSDWCP IV, LLC")

     Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Capital Partners IV, L.P. ("MSDWCP IV, L.P.")

     MSDW IV 892 Investors, L.P. ("MSDW IV 892, L.P.")

     Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Capital Investors IV, L.P. ("MSDWCPI IV, L.P.")

Item 2(b).  Address of Principal Business Office or, if None, Residence:

     The address of the principal business office of MSVC III, Inc., MSVP III,
L.L.C., MSVP III, L.P., MSVI III, L.P., the Entrepreneur Fund, MSDWCP IV, Inc.,
MSDWCP IV, LLC, MSDWCP IV, L.P., MSDW IV 892, L.P. and MSDWCPI IV, L.P. is:

     1221 Avenue of the Americas
     New York, New York 10020

     The address of the principal business office of MSDW is:

     1585 Broadway
     New York, New York 10036


                                 Page 13 of 23

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Item 2(c).  Citizenship:

     The citizenship of MSDW, MSVC III, Inc., MSVP III, L.L.C., MSVP III, L.P.,
MSVI III, L.P., the Entrepreneur Fund, MSDWCP IV, Inc., MSDWCP IV, LLC, MSDWCP
IV, L.P., MSDW IV 892, L.P. and MSDWCPI IV, L.P. is Delaware.

Item 2(d).  Title of Class of Securities:

     This statement relates to the Company's Common Stock, par value $0.0001
per share (the "Shares").

Item 2(e).  CUSIP Number:

     22748P105

Item 3.  If this Statement is Filed Pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b)
         or (c), Check Whether the Person Filing is a:

        (a) [ ] Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the Exchange
                Act;

        (b) [ ] Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Exchange Act;

        (c) [ ] Insurance company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Exchange
                Act;

        (d) [ ] Investment company registered under Section 8 of the Investment
                Company Act;

        (e) [ ] An investment adviser in accordance with Rule
                13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);

        (f) [ ] An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with
                Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);

        (g) [ ] A parent holding company or control person in accordance with
                Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);

        (h) [ ] A savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal
                Deposit Insurance Act;

        (i) [ ] A church plan that is excluded from the definition of
                an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the
                Investment Company Act;

        (j) [ ] Group, in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).


                                 Page 14 of 23

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Item 4.   Ownership.

     The filing of this statement should not be construed as an admission by
any person that such person is, for purposes of Section 13(d) or 13(g) of the
Exchange Act, the beneficial owner of any securities covered by this statement,
other than the securities set forth opposite such person's name in the table in
Item 4(c) below.

     (a) Amount beneficially owned:

     As of December 31, 2001: (i) MSVP III, L.P. owned directly 685,142 Shares;
(ii) MSVI III, L.P. owned directly 65,793 Shares; (iii) the Entrepreneur Fund
owned directly 29,958 Shares; (iv) MSDWCP IV, L.P. owned directly 6,215,517
Shares; (v) MSDW IV 892, L.P. owned directly 667,048 Shares; and (vi) MSDWCPI
IV, L.P. owned directly 214,344 Shares.

     MSVP III, L.L.C. is the general partner of MSVP III, L.P., MSVI III, L.P.
and the Entrepreneur Fund (collectively, "Funds III"), and, as such, has the
power to vote or direct the vote and to dispose or direct the disposition of
all Shares held by Funds III. MSVC III, Inc. is the institutional managing
member of MSVP III, L.L.C., and, as such, shares, together with the remaining
managing members, the power to direct the actions of MSVP III, L.L.C. MSDW, as
the sole shareholder of MSVC III, Inc., controls the actions of MSVC III, Inc.
Therefore, MSVP III, L.L.C. and MSVC III, Inc. each may be deemed to have
beneficial ownership of the 780,893 Shares held collectively by Funds III.

     MSDWCP IV, LLC is the general partner of MSDWCP IV, L.P., MSDW IV 892,
L.P. and MSDWCI IV, L.P. (collectively, "Funds IV") and, as such , has the
power to vote or direct the vote and to dispose or direct the disposition of
all Shares held by Funds IV. MSDWCP IV, Inc. is the institutional managing
member of MSDWCP IV, LLC, and, as such, shares together with the remaining
managing members, the power to direct the actions of MSDWCP IV, LLC. MSDW, as
the sole shareholder of MSDWCP IV, Inc., controls the actions of MSDWCP IV,
Inc. Therefore, MSDWCP IV, LLC and MSDWCP IV, Inc. each may be deemed to have
beneficial ownership of the 7,096,909 Shares held by Funds IV.

     Therefore, MSDW may be deemed to have beneficial ownership of the 780,893
Shares held by Funds III and the 7,096,909 Shares held by Funds IV.

     MSDW is filing solely in its capacity as parent company of, and indirect
beneficial owner of securities held by, one of its business units.

     (b) Percent of class:(1)

     Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co.                        24.5% of the Shares

     Morgan Stanley Venture Capital III, Inc.                2.4% of the Shares

     Morgan Stanley Venture Partners III, L.L.C.             2.4% of the Shares

     Morgan Stanley Venture Partners III, L.P.               2.1% of the Shares

     Morgan Stanley Venture Investors III, L.P.              0.2% of the Shares

     The Morgan Stanley Venture Partners                     less than 0.1% of
     Entrepreneur Fund, L.P.                                 the Shares

     MSDW Capital Partners IV, Inc.                          22.0% of the Shares

     MSDW Capital Partners IV, LLC                           22.0% of the Shares

     Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Capital Partners IV, L.P.    19.3% of the Shares


                                 Page 15 of 23

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     MSDW IV 892 Investors, L.P.                             2.1% of the Shares

     Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Capital Investors IV, L.P.   0.7% of the Shares

---------
(1)  Based on the 32,195,547 Shares reported to be outstanding as of November
     8, 2001 on the Form 10-Q filed with the SEC, for the quarter ended
     September 30, 2001.


     (c) Number of shares as to which such person has:


<TABLE>
                                                                     (iii)              (iv)
                                   (i)               (ii)        Sole power to    Shared power to
                              Sole power to    Shared power to    dispose or        dispose or
                               vote or to        vote or to      to direct the     to direct the
                             direct the vote   direct the vote   disposition of    disposition of
                             ---------------   ---------------   --------------    --------------
<S>                               <C>             <C>                 <C>             <C>
Morgan Stanley Dean               - 0 -           7,877,802           - 0 -           7,877,802
Witter & Co.

Morgan Stanley Venture            - 0 -             780,893           - 0 -             780,893
Capital III, Inc.

Morgan Stanley Venture            - 0 -             780,893           - 0 -             780,893
Partners III, L.L.C.

Morgan Stanley Venture            - 0 -             685,142           - 0 -             685,142
Partners III, L.P.

Morgan Stanley Venture            - 0 -              65,793           - 0 -              65,793
Investors III, L.P.

The Morgan Stanley                - 0 -              29,958           - 0 -              29,958
Venture Partners
Entrepreneur Fund, L.P.

MSDW Capital Partners             - 0 -           7,096,909           - 0 -           7,096,909
IV, Inc.

MSDW Capital Partners             - 0 -           7,096,909           - 0 -           7,096,909
IV, LLC

Morgan Stanley Dean               - 0 -           6,215,517           - 0 -           6,215,517
Witter Capital Partners
IV, L.P.

MSDW IV 892                       - 0 -             667,048           - 0 -             667,048
Investors, L.P.

Morgan Stanley Dean               - 0 -             214,344           - 0 -             214,344
Witter Capital Investors
IV, L.P.
</TABLE>



Item 5.  Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.

     If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date
hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than
five percent of the class of securities, check the following. |_|


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Item 6.  Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.

     Not applicable.

Item 7.  Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the
         Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company or Control
         Person.

     Not applicable.

Item 8.  Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.

     Not applicable.

Item 9.  Notice of Dissolution of Group.

     Not applicable.

Item 10.  Certifications.

     Not applicable.


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                                   SIGNATURE

     After reasonable inquiry and to the best of the knowledge and belief of
each of the undersigned, each of the undersigned certifies that the information
set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.


                                          Date: February 13, 2002

                                          MORGAN STANLEY DEAN WITTER & CO.

                                          By: /s/ Peter Vogelsang
                                             ----------------------------------
                                             Name:  Peter Vogelsang
                                             Title: Authorized Signatory


                                          MORGAN STANLEY VENTURE CAPITAL III,
                                          INC.

                                          By: /s/ Debra Abramovitz
                                             ----------------------------------
                                             Name:  Debra Abramovitz
                                             Title: Vice President and Treasurer


                                          MORGAN STANLEY VENTURE PARTNERS III,
                                          L.L.C.
                                          By: Morgan Stanley Venture Capital
                                              III, Inc., as Institutional
                                              Managing Member

                                          By: /s/ Debra Abramovitz
                                             ----------------------------------
                                             Name:  Debra Abramovitz
                                             Title: Vice President and Treasurer


                                          MORGAN STANLEY VENTURE PARTNERS III,
                                          L.P.
                                          By: Morgan Stanley Venture Partners
                                              III, L.L.C., as General Partner
                                          By: Morgan Stanley Venture Capital
                                              III, Inc., as Institutional
                                              Managing Member of the General
                                              Partner

                                          By: /s/ Debra Abramovitz
                                             ----------------------------------
                                             Name:  Debra Abramovitz
                                             Title: Vice President and Treasurer


                                 Page 18 of 23

<PAGE>


                                          MORGAN STANLEY VENTURE INVESTORS III,
                                          L.P.
                                          By: Morgan Stanley Venture Partners
                                              III, L.L.C., as General Partner
                                          By: Morgan Stanley Venture Capital
                                              III, Inc., as Institutional
                                              Managing Member of the General
                                              Partner

                                          By: /s/ Debra Abramovitz
                                             ----------------------------------
                                             Name:  Debra Abramovitz
                                             Title: Vice President and Treasurer


                                          THE MORGAN STANLEY VENTURE PARTNERS
                                          ENTREPRENEUR FUND, L.P.
                                          By: Morgan Stanley Venture Partners
                                              III, L.L.C., as General Partner
                                          By: Morgan Stanley Venture Capital
                                              III, Inc., as Institutional
                                              Managing Member of the General
                                              Partner

                                          By: /s/ Debra Abramovitz
                                             ----------------------------------
                                             Name:  Debra Abramovitz
                                             Title: Vice President and Treasurer


                                          MSDW CAPITAL PARTNERS IV, INC.

                                          By: /s/ Karen H. Bechtel
                                             ----------------------------------
                                             Name:  Karen H. Bechtel
                                             Title: Managing Director


                                          MSDW CAPITAL PARTNERS IV, LLC
                                          By: MSDW Capital Partners IV, Inc.,
                                              as Institutional Managing Member

                                          By: /s/ Karen H. Bechtel
                                             ----------------------------------
                                             Name:  Karen H. Bechtel
                                             Title: Managing Director


                                 Page 19 of 23

<PAGE>


                                          MORGAN STANLEY DEAN WITTER CAPITAL
                                          PARTNERS IV, L.P.
                                          By: MSDW Capital Partners IV, LLC,
                                              as General Partner
                                          By: MSDW Capital Partners IV, Inc.,
                                              as Institutional Managing Member
                                              of the General Partner

                                          By: /s/ Karen H. Bechtel
                                             ----------------------------------
                                             Name:  Karen H. Bechtel
                                             Title: Managing Director


                                          MSDW IV 892 INVESTORS, L.P.
                                          By: MSDW Capital Partners IV, LLC,
                                              as General Partner
                                          By: MSDW Capital Partners IV, Inc.,
                                              as Institutional Managing Member
                                              of the General Partner

                                          By: /s/ Karen H. Bechtel
                                             ----------------------------------
                                             Name:  Karen H. Bechtel
                                             Title: Managing Director


                                          MORGAN STANLEY DEAN WITTER CAPITAL
                                          INVESTORS IV, L.P.
                                          By: MSDW Capital Partners IV, LLC,
                                              as General Partner
                                          By: MSDW Capital Partners IV, Inc.,
                                              as Institutional Managing Member
                                              of the General Partner

                                          By: /s/ Karen H. Bechtel
                                             ----------------------------------
                                             Name:  Karen H. Bechtel
                                             Title: Managing Director


                                 Page 20 of 23

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                                                                      EXHIBIT 1

                             JOINT FILING AGREEMENT

     In accordance with Rule 13d-1(k) under the Securities Exchange Act of
1934, as amended, each of the persons named below agrees to the joint filing of
a Statement on Schedule 13G (including amendments thereto) with respect to the
common stock, par value $0.0001 per share, of Cross Country, Inc., a Delaware
corporation, and further agrees that this Joint Filing Agreement be included as
an exhibit to such filings provided that, as contemplated by Section 13d-
1(k)(l)(ii), no person shall be responsible for the completeness or accuracy of
the information concerning the other persons making the filing, unless such
person knows or has reason to believe that such information is inaccurate.

     In evidence thereof, the undersigned, being duly authorized, hereby
execute this Agreement this February 13, 2002.

     This Schedule may be executed in two or more counterparts, any one of
which need not contain the signature of more than one party, but all such
parties taken together will constitute part of this Schedule.


MORGAN STANLEY DEAN WITTER & CO.

By: /s/ Peter Vogelsang
   ----------------------------------
   Name:  Peter Vogelsang
   Title: Authorized Signatory


MORGAN STANLEY VENTURE CAPITAL III, INC.

By: /s/ Debra Abramovitz
   ----------------------------------
   Name:  Debra Abramovitz
   Title: Vice President and Treasurer


MORGAN STANLEY VENTURE PARTNERS III, L.L.C.
By: Morgan Stanley Venture Capital III, Inc.,
    as Institutional Managing Member

By: /s/ Debra Abramovitz
   ----------------------------------
   Name:  Debra Abramovitz
   Title: Vice President and Treasurer


MORGAN STANLEY VENTURE PARTNERS III, L.P.
By: Morgan Stanley Venture Partners III, L.L.C.,
    as General Partner
By: Morgan Stanley Venture Capital III, Inc.,
    as Institutional Managing Member of the General Partner

By: /s/ Debra Abramovitz
   ----------------------------------
   Name:  Debra Abramovitz
   Title: Vice President and Treasurer


                                 Page 21 of 23

<PAGE>


MORGAN STANLEY VENTURE INVESTORS III, L.P.
By: Morgan Stanley Venture Partners III, L.L.C.,
    as General Partner
By: Morgan Stanley Venture Capital III, Inc.,
    as Institutional Managing Member of the General Partner

By: /s/ Debra Abramovitz
   ----------------------------------
   Name:  Debra Abramovitz
   Title: Vice President and Treasurer


THE MORGAN STANLEY VENTURE PARTNERS ENTREPRENEUR FUND, L.P.
By: Morgan Stanley Venture Partners III, L.L.C.,
    as General Partner
By: Morgan Stanley Venture Capital III, Inc.,
    as Institutional Managing Member of the General Partner

By: /s/ Debra Abramovitz
   ----------------------------------
   Name:  Debra Abramovitz
   Title: Vice President and Treasurer


MSDW CAPITAL PARTNERS IV, INC.

By: /s/ Karen H. Bechtel
   ----------------------------------
   Name:  Karen H. Bechtel
   Title: Managing Director


MSDW CAPITAL PARTNERS IV, LLC
By: MSDW Capital Partners IV, Inc.,
    as Institutional Managing Member of the General Partner

By: /s/ Karen H. Bechtel
   ----------------------------------
   Name:  Karen H. Bechtel
   Title: Managing Director


MORGAN STANLEY DEAN WITTER
CAPITAL PARTNERS IV, L.P.
By: MSDW Capital Partners IV, LLC,
    as General Partner
By: MSDW Capital Partners IV, Inc.,
    as Institutional Managing Member of the General Partner

By: /s/ Karen H. Bechtel
   ----------------------------------
   Name:  Karen H. Bechtel
   Title: Managing Director


                                 Page 22 of 23

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MSDW IV 892 INVESTORS, L.P.
By: MSDW Capital Partners IV, LLC,
    as General Partner
By: MSDW Capital Partners IV, Inc.,
    as Institutional Managing Member of the General Partner

By: /s/ Karen H. Bechtel
   ----------------------------------
   Name:  Karen H. Bechtel
   Title: Managing Director


MORGAN STANLEY DEAN WITTER
CAPITAL INVESTORS IV, L.P.
By: MSDW Capital Partners IV, LLC,
    as General Partner
By: MSDW Capital Partners IV, Inc.,
    as Institutional Managing Member of the General Partner

By: /s/ Karen H. Bechtel
   ----------------------------------
   Name:  Karen H. Bechtel
   Title: Managing Director


                                 Page 23 of 23