Originally Posted By: saltydog
Originally Posted By: AlanK
Originally Posted By: wagga
What In The World Happened Here? CLVII (157):

Puzzle #100 for wagga

Wait, what? In 1955 the area code didn't matter? No matter where you were you got CONAD? Something besides the typesetting is wrong here.

From the Associated Press on Christmas.

Is the area code really an issue? It seems to me that all that was needed was for a few people from the relevant area code to call the number.