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J.K. Rowling teases Harry Potter fans with cryptic tweets

It's almost like magic -- J.K. Rowling sends a few cryptic tweets and the entire Harry Potter fandom gets whipped into a riddle-guessing frenzy.

It all began when the author took to Twitter to explain why she's been quieter as of late, telling followers she's been busy with her Lumos charity and, oh, also some other projects like "tweaking a screenplay," possibly the one for Potter spinoff film "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."

That certainly piqued fans' interests -- and it only grew from there when Rowling said she was tempted to post a riddle or anagram and then did just that.

So far, a few fans have gotten close to solving the puzzle.

Rowling followed up with a hint -- and provided more a few hours later:

One more clue...

While we were still pushing letters around trying to solve the puzzle, another intrepid fan cracked Rowling's code: "Newt Scamander only meant to stay in New York for a few hours." And, she admitted, some fans were close to guessing other points about the story.

Tell us: What do you think of Rowling's teaser tweets?

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