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 47
Edward E. Smith 42
John W. Campbell, Jr. 38
Jack Williamson 27
Isaac Asimov 26
Edmond Hamilton 21
Poul Anderson 20
Forrest J. Ackerman 16
Larry Niven 14
James Blish 12
A. E. van Vogt 11
Nat Schachner 11
H. G. Wells 11
Ray Cummings 11
Murray Leinster 10
Francis T. Laney 10
Theodore Sturgeon 9
George O. Smith 9
Fritz Leiber 9
Garrett P. Serviss 9