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Riddlers Rant

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RIDDLERS RANT (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 3

1- 8 1s+2s dance RH across, set to partners and 1s cast 1 place, 2s dance up and face out bars 7-8
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance RSh reels of 3 on sides with 1L dancing up and 1M down 1s end holding LH facing 1st corners with 2L/3M on their RH
17-24 1s Balance-in-Line with 2nd corners, 1s turn 1st corners RH retain hands to face 2nd corners and Balance-in-Line with 1st corners, 1s turn 2nd corners
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 across (1M with 2s and 1L with 3s) and cross to new places

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

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