Really, really strange, but after installing the latest ROM by Epsy (17th), installing the CM7 kernel, flashing gapps, and wiping cache and dalvik, it boots up just fine and goes into Setup Wizard, but when I would Touch the Android to begin, it would force quit. Repeatedly. Despite multiple cache/dalvik wipes. SO to anyone who might have experienced this situation like I did, a simple trick is the "four corners" trick to bypass the Setup Wizard.
In order, use your finger to press the top-left corner, top-right corner, bottom-right corner, and finally the bottom-left corner of the screen. Don't tap on the status bar - just the black background surrounding the Android logo. You will instantly be taken to your homescreen. Cheers!