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The Phantom Tollbooth

by Rick Mohr

Permission: full

FormationBase: Grid Square
Progression: Single. One square
PhraseStructure: 12*8*2

Figures:

A1

(1-8) In a square, go forward and back

(9-16) [Heads] Right and left through with partner

(12-20) [Sides] Right and left through with partner

A2

(1-4) [Sides] Partner courtesy turn (continued)

(1-8) [Heads] Star left 1

(9-16) C1 corner allemande right 1 & 1/4

B1

(6) Partner allemande left 1

(10) C1 corner swing

B2

(6) C2 corner allemande left 1

(2) C1 corner pull by right

(8) Partner allemande left 1 & 1/4; form wave of four with couple from another square

C1

(4) [Groups of four] Balance wave of four (PL,MR)

(2) [Groups of four] Men pull by right

(2) [Groups of four] Neighbor pull by left

(8) [Groups of four] Ladies chain to partner

C2

(16) [Groups of four] Hey (WR;NL;MR;PL;WR;NL;MR)

D1

(4) Partner balance

(12) Partner swing; face same group of four

D2

(8) [Groups of four] Right and left through with partner

(4) [Groups of four] Balance ring

(4) Pass through along (NR); face square #2

E1

(8) In a square, go forward and back [with square #2]

(8) C1 corner swing [with square #2]

E2

(8) In a square, go forward and back [with square #2]

(8) C2 corner swing [with square #2]

F1

(8) Men star left 1 [with square #2]

(8) C2 corner allemande right 1 & 1/2 [with square #2]

F2

(4) Women star left 1/2 [with square #2]

(12) Partner swing

Calling Notes:

A1-B2 is done in a square. C1-D2 is done in a contra hands-four between squares.

E1-F2 is the break figure in squares, which rotates squares 90 degrees

Call A1-D2 twice, then break figure. Repeat.
Appearances: website Mohr