Answers to Out of the Box 58: Executive Matters
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Here are the departments within the Executive Branch of the United States government.
Declare with authority: State
Universal partner of mass: Energy
Conveying business: Transportation
Dwelling with city progress: Housing and Urban Development
Titanic sinker with understatement: Justice
Large scale interchange: Commerce
Ailment free with prosperity: Health and Welfare
Angle formed between parallel lines by an intersecting one: Interior
Pains before birth: Labor
Apologist’s craft: Defense
Cultivating study: Agriculture
Collection of prized works: Treasury
Knowledge and reason product: Education
Warrior’s matters: Veteran’s Affairs
SETH J. CHILDATE V. is an acronym used to remember the 14 executive departments that we have known for so long. Each letter represents one department and in this exercise, all clues were given in the order of the acronym. Today, we must also remember the Department of Homeland Security.