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“Tenable” questions, Wednesday 5 October 2022 [Series 6 Episode 12]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last month. Here are the questions and answers for Wednesday 5 October 2022, Series 6 Episode 12 (S6Ep12).

As with Series 5 last year, I am posting one piece for each episode containing the following: the questions, how the team fared and the answers.

The Questions

Wednesday 5 October 2022

[S6Ep12] Team name: Do You Think I’m Lexi?

Round 1: 10 last names of people called Emily [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 clues relating to well-known people, including historical and fictional figures, commonly known by the first name Emily; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding last names.”]

The clues: Charlotte in ‘The Inbetweeners’ / Eileen Derbyshire role in ‘Coronation Street’ / ‘Made in Chelsea’ model, joined 2016 / Title character in ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ / Author of ‘Wuthering Heights’ / Threw herself at king’s horse at 1913 Derby / Co-organizer of annual Glastonbury Festival / Lynda in ‘Wish You Were Here’ / Joined ‘Newsnight’ as a main presenter in 2006 / Started with David Tennant in ‘The Politician’s Husband’

Round 2: The 10 cities nearest to Warwick Castle [As of January 2022.]

Round 3: The first 10 Robbie Williams UK Top 10 singles with one-word titles [Double A-sides do not count, so ‘Eternity’ and ‘Antmusic’ are not ‘Tenable’ answers; singles featuring Robbie Williams with other artists do count.]

Round 4: 10 sportspeople by their nicknames [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 nicknames commonly attributed to sportspeople, their year of birth and the sport they play or played professionally; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding sports people.”]

The clues Golden Balls (1975, football) / Weirwolf (1979, TS4 wheelchair racing) / The Eagle (196t3, ski jumping) / The Crafty Cockney (1957, darts) / Flo-Jo (1959, athletics) / Chariots (1966, rugby) / Swiss Miss (1980, tennis) / Little Mo (1934, tennis) / His Airness (1963, basketball) / Queen V (1980, tennis)

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): The last 10 judges on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ [This includes regular judges and guest judges of the main show only; as of the end of the 2021 series.]

Final Round: Countries: The 10 countries that begin with the letter ‘M’ which have the shortest names [Does not include Myanmar, as it’s still frequently known as Burma.]

How the team fared

Wednesday 5 October 2022, S6Ep12, Do You Think I’m Lexi?

All 5 members of Do You Think I’m Lexi? made it to the final round playing for 12k and named 9 of the 10 countries that begin with the letter ‘M’ which have the shortest names. The remaining answer: Malaysia.

Questions and Answers

Wednesday 5 October 2022

[S6Ep12] Team name: Do You Think I’m Lexi?

Round 1: 10 last names of people called Emily [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 clues relating to well-known people, including historical and fictional figures, commonly known by the first name Emily; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding last names.”]

The clues: Charlotte in ‘The Inbetweeners’ / Eileen Derbyshire role in ‘Coronation Street’ / ‘Made in Chelsea’ model, joined 2016 / Title character in ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ / Author of ‘Wuthering Heights’ / Threw herself at king’s horse at 1913 Derby / Co-organizer of annual Glastonbury Festival / Lynda in ‘Wish You Were Here’ / Joined ‘Newsnight’ as a main presenter in 2006 / Started with David Tennant in ‘The Politician’s Husband’

The answers: Atack / Bishop / Blackwell / Blunt / Bronte / Davison / Eavis / Lloyd / Maitlis / Watson

Round 2: The 10 cities nearest to Warwick Castle [As of January 2022.]

Coventry / Birmingham / Worcester / Lichfield / Leicester / Wolverhampton / Oxford / Gloucester / Derby / Nottingham

Round 3: The first 10 Robbie Williams UK Top 10 singles with one-word titles [Double A-sides do not count, so ‘Eternity’ and ‘Antmusic’ are not ‘Tenable’ answers; singles featuring Robbie Williams with other artists do count.]

Freedom / Angels / Millennium / Strong / Kids / Supreme / Feel / Radio / Misunderstood / Tripping

Round 4: 10 sportspeople by their nicknames [“The ‘Tenable’ Tower will show 10 nicknames commonly attributed to sportspeople, their year of birth and the sport they play or played professionally; we’re looking for the 10 corresponding sports people.”]

The clues Golden Balls (1975, football) / Weirwolf (1979, TS4 wheelchair racing) / The Eagle (196t3, ski jumping) / The Crafty Cockney (1957, darts) / Flo-Jo (1959, athletics) / Chariots (1966, rugby) / Swiss Miss (1980, tennis) / Little Mo (1934, tennis) / His Airness (1963, basketball) / Queen V (1980, tennis)

The answers: David Beckham / David Weir / Eddie Edwards / Eric Bristow / Florence Griffith Joyner / Martin Offiah / Martina Hingis / Maureen Connolly / Michael Jordan / Venus Williams

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): The last 10 judges on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ [This includes regular judges and guest judges of the main show only; as of the end of the 2021 series.]

Anton Du Beke / Craig Revel Horwood / Motsi Mabuse / Shirley Ballas / Cynthia Erivo / Bruno Tonioli / Alfonso Ribeiro / Darcey Bussell / Len Goodman / Donny Osmond

Final Round: Countries: The 10 countries that begin with the letter ‘M’ which have the shortest names [Does not include Myanmar, as it’s still frequently known as Burma.]

Mali / Malta / Malawi / Mexico / Monaco / Moldova / Morocco / Malaysia / Maldives / Mongolia

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