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THE RIDDLE           

Choreographer: Alan G Birchall (March 2001)

Level:
Intermediate/Advanced
Dance: Two-Wall
Steps/Count: 72 (+ 4 in tag At end of 2nd & 3rd Wall only)
Music:The Riddle – Gigi ‘D’ Agostino Original Radio Edit
BPM: 127
Start: Main Music when the beat kicks in (18 Secs) NOT LYRICS!! 

Note: Basically using this version of the song
when he sings that the old man of Arran goes around & around
you should Always be doing steps 12 - 16

STEPS
 

SAILOR STEPS, TOE TOUCH’S, HEEL SWITCH’S
1&2 Cross Right Behind Left, Step Left To Left, Step Right By Left
3&4 Cross Left Behind Right, Step Right To Right, Step Left By Right
5& Touch Right To Right, Step Right By Left
6& Touch Left To Left, Step Left By Right
7& Touch Right Heel Forward, Step Right By Left
8& Touch Left Heel Forward, Step Left By Right

TOUCH’S, HEEL, TOUCH, UNWIND ½ TURN, STEP, ½ PIVOT, HOOK, TAP
9& Touch Right To Right, Step Right By Left
10& Touch Left To Left, Step Left By Right
11& Touch Right Heel Forward, Step Right By Left
12-13 Touch Left Toe Back, Unwind ½ Turn Left - Weight On Left
14-15 Step Forward On Right, Make ½ Pivot Turn Left - Weight On Right
& Tap Left Toe Over Right

SHUFFLE, CROSS, STEP BACK, STEP BACK DIAGONAL, CROSS, STEP BACK, STEP
16&17 Step Forward On Left, Step Right By Left, Step Forward On Left
18-19 Cross Right Over Left, Step Back On Left
20-21 Step Diagonally Back On Right, Cross Left Over Right
22-23 Step Back On Right, Step Left To Left
24 Rock Right Over Left
 
CROSS ROCK, RECOVER, SIDE SHUFFLE WITH ¼ TURN RIGHT, STEP, ½ PIVOT, FULL TURN, ROCK
25 Recover On Left
26&27 Step Right To Right, Step Left By Right, Step Right To Right Making ¼ Turn Right
28-29 Step Forward on Left, Make ½ Pivot Turn Right
30-31 Step Forward On Left Making ½ Pivot Right, Step Back On Right Making ½ Pivot Right       9:00
Note: Total Turn is 1¾

RECOVER, COASTER STEP, RIGHT KICK BALL CHANGE x2, ROCK
33 Recover On Right
34&35 Step Back On Left, Step Right By Left, Step Forward on Right
36&37 Kick Forward On Right, Step Right By Left, Step Left By Right
38&39 Kick Forward On Right, Step Right By Left, Step Left By Right
40 Rock Right To Right

RECOVER, CROSS SHUFFLE, ROCK, RECOVER, CROSS BEHIND, STEP RIGHT, CROSS IN FRONT, HOLD
41 Recover On Left
42&43 Cross Right Over Left, Step Left To Left, Cross Right Over Left
44-45 Rock Left To Left, Recover On Right
46&47 Cross Left Behind Right, Step Right To Right, Cross Left Over Right
48 Hold

UNWIND, HOLD, HEEL SWITCH’S, CLAP HANDS x2 HEEL
49 Unwind ½ Turn Right 3:00
50-51 Hold, Touch Right Heel Forward
&52 Step Right By Left, Touch Left Heel Forward
&53 Step Left By Right, Touch Right Heel Forward
&54 Clap Hands Twice
&55 Step Right By Left, Touch Left Heel Forward
&56 Step Left By Right, Touch Right Heel Forward

HEEL SWITCH’S, CLAP HANDS ONCE, HOOK, SHUFFLE
&57 Step Right By Left, Touch Left Heel Forward
58 Clap Hands Once Whilst Hooking Left Over Right
59&60 Step Forward On Left, Step Right By Left, Step Forward on Left
61-62 Step Forward On Right, Make ½ Pivot Left       9:00
63&64 Step Forward On Right, Step Left By Right, Step Forward On Right

ROCK, RECOVER, COASTER STEP, ¼ TURN ROCK, RECOVER x 2
65-66 Rock Forward on Left, Recover On Right
67&68 Step Back On Left, Step Right By Left, Step Forward on Left
69-70 Making ¼ Turn To Left Rock Right To Right, Recover On Left      6:00
71-72 Rock Right To Right, Recover On Left

START AGAIN

TAG: At End Of 2nd & 3rd Walls ONLY!!
1-2  Touch Right Behind Left, Touch Right To Right
3-4 Touch Right Over Left, Touch Right To Right