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"I love that computer science has made mathematics into something like an experimental science. I was never all that good at proving things, but I love doing computer experiments."
- Rudy Rucker

Eetee (E.T. - extraterrestrial)  
  A sentient being not of this Earth.  

I think this is the first use of the phrase in an actual story; see below for possible earlier uses.

Next, my radio message stating that an eetee was at large was definitely premature, and I wish to apologize for crying “Wolf” unnecessarily. At the time, however, it seemed wiser to take no chances.
Technovelgy from Button, Button, by Thomas Wilson.
Published by Astounding Science Fiction in 1953
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Ah, the life of a Martian politician... from Double Star (1956) by Robert Heinlein:

I was knocked out the first time when we finally put the eetees — Venerians and Martians and Outer Jovians — into the Grand Assembly. But the nonhuman peoples are still there and I came back.

The first person to use 'ET' was probably L. Sprague de Camp in a column in Astounding Science Fiction from 1939:

I was moved to concoct that fragment as a result of running through a file of magazines and comparing the ideas of the writers on the form that intelligent extra-terrestrials might have. The authors are nothing if not industrious in devising a variety of shapes for their e.-t's.

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