Today brings with it a new mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge. Good luck!

What is the final U.S. state in the following sequence, and why?

NEW YORK, MARYLAND, GEORGIA, MAINE, ________. 

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ANSWER:

TEXAS. The list includes the five U.S. states whose capital cities begin with the letter "A" - Albany, Annapolis, Atlanta, and Augusta. The final one in the series is Austin.

Thanks for playing! Tomorrow, it's Wordplay Wednesday.