"Nut once used as an ingredient in Coke" Crossword Clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 11 Oct 2023

"Nut once used as an ingredient in Coke" NYT crossword answer is:

KOLA (4 letters length)

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The New York Times crossword clue for October 11, 2023 is "Nut once used as an ingredient in Coke." This clue is referring to the use of coca leaves, a plant native to South America, as an ingredient in the original Coca-Cola recipe. The leaves contain the stimulant alkaloid cocaine, which was removed from the recipe in 1903. However, the flavor of the coca leaves still remains in the modern-day Coca-Cola recipe, as the company uses a decocainized extract of the leaves.

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