Authors with Most First Quotations

In most cases, the first example of a given word does not represent the actual coinage, merely the first example that has been discovered. Nonetheless, it's interesting to see who is at the top of the list.

Author Number of First Quotations
Robert A. Heinlein 46
Edward E. Smith 42
John W. Campbell, Jr. 39
Isaac Asimov 27
Jack Williamson 27
Edmond Hamilton 21
Poul Anderson 20
Forrest J. Ackerman 18
Larry Niven 15
James Blish 13
Murray Leinster 12
H. G. Wells 11
Nat Schachner 11
Ray Cummings 11
A. E. van Vogt 11
Fritz Leiber 9
Francis T. Laney 9
Harl Vincent 9
Garrett P. Serviss 9
George O. Smith 9