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Crispin Cronk

Crispin Cronk was a wizard famous for keeping sphinxes in his backyard despite repeated warnings from the Ministry of Magic. The Ministry had the last laugh, as they eventually gave up and sent Cronk to Azkaban (FW).

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"Cronk" = Australian slang for "fraudulent," particularly in talking about running racehorses (NSOED).

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