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Famous New Jerseyans Quiz

Based on the clues, name these famous people from the Garden State.
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First submittedJune 16, 2012
Last updatedOctober 14, 2014
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Clue
Hometown
Answer
The Boss
Freehold
Bruce Springsteen
"Clerks" director
Red Bank
Kevin Smith
"Livin' on a Prayer"
Sayreville
Jon Bon Jovi
2nd man on the moon
Montclair
Buzz Aldrin
"The Shining" actor and
avid Lakers fan
Neptune City
Jack Nicholson
Bumbling burglar from
"Home Alone"
Belleville
Joe Pesci
Tony Soprano
Park Ridge
James Gandolfini
George Costanza
Livingston
Jason Alexander
"The Bodyguard" star -
she died in 2012
East Orange
Whitney Houston
Ol' Blue Eyes
Hoboken
Frank Sinatra
"Howl" poet
Paterson
Allen Ginsberg
Clue
Hometown
Answer
18x Oscar nominee
Bernardsville
Meryl Streep
"Garden State" director
South Orange
Zach Braff
"Miseducated" singer
South Orange
Lauryn Hill
Muscular Dystrophy
telethoner
Newark
Jerry Lewis
Schwarzenegger's
diminutive twin
Asbury Park
Danny DeVito
Thomas Jefferson's VP
Elizabeth
Aaron Burr
"The Daily Show" host
Lawrenceville
Jon Stewart
Jazz music's Count
Red Bank
Count Basie
"Are You There God?
It's Me, Margaret"
Elizabeth
Judy Blume
Scientologist and
disco dancer
Englewood
John Travolta
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level 22
Aug 27, 2012
For Judy Blume, Bloom should be accepted.
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Oct 14, 2014
Okay
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level 66
Jan 12, 2015
No it shouldn't. That isn't her name.
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level 73
Jul 10, 2015
Come on, people - if you can't spell, just live with it! Don't complain about it.
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Dec 7, 2012
You know, Derek Jeter is from New Jersey..., he's famous.
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Oct 14, 2014
Born in Jersey, but grew up in Michigan.
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Apr 29, 2014
No Kevin Smith?!?! RIP Tony Soprano :-(
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Oct 14, 2014
Added Kevin Smith.
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level 45
Aug 15, 2014
George R R Martin, Bayonne, author of Game of Thrones.
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Jul 15, 2019
Maybe he could be swapped in for Jon Stewart, as Stewart’s no longer the host of The Daily Show.