2. Beret-wearing intern

4. Acronym for old-fashioned ordering document

5. Private IP network

6. She serenaded President Kennedy

12.Negative Hill vote

13.It made Ollie North a household name

14.Web answer to common question

16.You need one to drag and drop

19.Rather than lease...

21.Vote-stalling tactic

23.Smallish net

24.Make an offer

25.Wyoming oil deal gone amok

27.Derogatory name for a spy

28.Arkansas land deal gone down the drain

30.Luxe D.C. apartment

33.U.S. organization that spies abroad

34.What data centers try to avoid

37.Current administration

39.Hide a user's ID

40.Handheld helper, for short

41.What congressmen accuse one another of loading on bills

42.Acronym for systems and comm


1.What overseers do

2.This boat sunk Gary Hart's presidential bid

3.Notorious Massachusetts island

4.____-to-peer network

7. Shorthand for OMB's IT group

8. Government layoff, informally

9. Zip it or attach it

10. Shorthand for project plan

11. Agency concerned with guns

14. Stripper who bathed in the Tidal Basin

15. House's chief IT overseer

16. Where monuments reside in Washington

17. Law before it's enacted

18. How DOD users like notebook PCs

20. What OMB's always working on

22. Sometime office worker

24. Early retirement option

26. 'Sheikh' bribed congressman

29. Sysadmins might do this if a virus strikes

30. Long-haul communications nets

31. Shorthand for system of geodata

32. Highly portable storage item

35. Wireless portable standard

36. Early acronym for e-commerce

38. Carly Fiorina is its CEO

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