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Dancing In The Cuckoo's Nest

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DANCING IN THE CUCKOO'S NEST (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Jim Rae

1- 4 1s lead down below 3s and cast up to 2nd place
5-16 2s+1s+3s dance 3 couple R&L
17-20 1s turn RH to face 4th corners (pstn) while corners dance 1 place anticlockwise, 1s turn 4th corners LH while 1st corners (pstn) set
21-24 1s turn RH to face 1st corner (pstns) while corners dance 1 place anticlockwise, 1s turn 1st corners LH to end 2nd place opposite sides while 2nd corners set 312
25-32 3s+1s+2s Set+Link for 3 twice. 213

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)


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