An illustration of a cat looking at a sign that says 'Privet Drive.' Overlaid in the right-hand corner is a white box that says, in purple writing, 'Wizarding Times Nov 2020

Puzzle 5: Hashi-o-kakero - Beginnings

By Gail Allen, Ravenclaw

Witness the growth of a young plant in the hashi below. Solve the hashi and send the link of the completed puzzle to Bucky Badger of the Wizarding Times ( with the subject "WT November 2020 - Puzzle 5 - Hashi". You will earn 20 beans for submitting the right solution. Do not forget to include your HOL name and house in the body of the email.

Graphic shows a Hashi puzzle. The numbers within the dark green circles are black. The background of the entire puzzle is a photograph of a young plant sprout, reddish stem, and small green leaves, coming up amidst what appears to be mosses. The focus is on the young plant, with the background of blurred shades of green.

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