In each group of names, one person was in a movie with Kevin Bacon. Sort the names with that person first and such that the person in the (n+1)th position was in a movie with the person in the nth position. Then use the numbers to index into the names of the people in each group. Here are the names in the groups, sorted, and the corresponding letters:
Once teams make a spy movie for HQ, they get the answer, DEEJAY.
2006 MIT Mystery Hunt