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Crichton

[krahyt-n]
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  1. Jamesthe Admirable Crichton, 1560?–82, Scottish scholar and linguist.
  2. Michael,1942–2008, U.S. novelist.
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Crichton

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  1. James. 1560–82, Scottish scholar and writer, called the Admirable Crichton because of his talents
  2. (John) Michael. 1942–2008, US novelist, screenwriter, and film director; his thrillers, many of which have been filmed, include The Andromeda Strain (1969), Jurassic Park (1990), and Disclosure (1994)
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