10 Jeopardy! Clues October 11, 2017

Here are 5 triple stumpers from the 10-11-2017 Jeopardy! match.

ACC SCHOOLS ($400) Mike Ditka & Tony Dorsett prowled the field as Panthers for this school

THE NATIONAL RECORDING REGISTRY ($1200) Thinking carefully about everything led to the addition of the first episode of this flagship NPR news show

($2000) The 5-word title of this hymn, which many call the African-American national anthem, precedes “til earth and heaven ring”

3-LETTER WORDS ($800) It’s the 3-letter word for the action seen here
3-Letter Words for $800 (Jeopardy! 10-11-17)

“AU”THORS ($2000) This American novelist rose to fame with his 1980s “New York Trilogy”

There were 2 more triple stumpers in the POWER TO THE PAPAL category (marked with an asterisk):

($400) On August 4, 2016 Pope Francis prayed in a little chapel in this little town, home to another famous Francis

($800) Ugo Boncompagni became the 13th pope of this name in 1572 & fixed the calendar 10 years later

($1200) Elected in 533, Mercurius, thinking the pope shouldn’t have the name of a Roman god, became the first pope to do this

*($1600) A Vatican chapel is named for this pope, the 4th of his name. Oddly, there was a fifth, but no more after that

*($2000) From the Latin for “messenger”, it’s a papal diplomat or representative

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