Each of the 15 lines below represent a phrase related to Harry Potter.

For example:

$$\text{1994 I W the W C} = \text{1994 Ireland Wins the World Cup}$$

Can you figure out the rest?

$$\text{150 P for the G S}$$ $$\text{P 9 and 3 Q}$$ $$\text{29 K in a S}$$ $$\text{687 is H G V}$$ $$\text{4 C in the T T}$$ $$\text{7 M on a Q T}$$ $$\text{N 4 P D}$$ $$\text{B of the 7 P}$$ $$\text{12 U of D B}$$ $$\text{3 D H}$$ $$\text{7 H of V}$$ $$\text{12 G P}$$ $$\text{142 S at H}$$ $$\text{9 H on the W C}$$ $$\text{12 F S W to C W}$$


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Solutions to all 15 Ditloids as follows:

150 Points for the Golden Snitch (a ball in the magical sport of quidditch)

Platform 9 and 3 Quarters (the magical extra platform at Kings Cross station, from where you can catch the Hogwarts Express)

29 Knuts in a Sickle (magical currency)

687 is Harry’s Gringotts Vault (at the bank in Diagon Alley)

4 Champions in the Triwizard Tournament (in Harry's fourth year at least - normally there are only 3 contestants in this international tournament for students of magic...)

7 Members on a Quidditch Team (1 keeper, 3 chasers, 2 beaters, 1 seeker - not 'Men' note, as women can play quidditch too!)

Number 4 Privet Drive (address of the Dursleys, Harry's last remaining relatives)

Battle of the 7 Potters (an episode in Book 7)

12 Uses of Dragon’s Blood (famed work of Albus Dumbledore and Nicholas Flamel)

3 Deathly Hallows (the Elder Wand, the Resurrection Stone, and a certain Cloak of Invisibility...)

7 Horcruxes of Voldemort (best not to ask...)

12 Grimmauld Place (headquarters for the Order of the Phoenix)

142 Staircases at Hogwarts (a fact mentioned in the book)

9 Hands on the Weasleys' Clock (which tells not the time but the locations of the 9 Weasley family members)

12 Fail-Safe Ways to Charm Witches (book, a gift to Harry on his 17th birthday by Ron Weasley)

  • $\begingroup$ Great job! Note: #6 - I had a different word in mind for M, but this works too. #13 - One of the words is not correct. $\endgroup$ Mar 5, 2020 at 9:55
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    $\begingroup$ @eyl327 Ah yes - corrected both! :) $\endgroup$
    – Stiv
    Mar 5, 2020 at 10:01

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