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
Edward E. Smith 43
John W. Campbell, Jr. 34
Robert A. Heinlein 33
Edmond Hamilton 27
Jack Williamson 22
Isaac Asimov 20
Poul Anderson 18
Nat Schachner 16
Harl Vincent 15
Forrest J. Ackerman 14
James Blish 12
H. G. Wells 11
Ray Cummings 10
L. Sprague de Camp 10
A. E. van Vogt 9
Larry Niven 9
Murray Leinster 9
Malcolm Jameson 9
Robert Silverberg 9
George Lucas 9
George O. Smith 8
Henry Kuttner 8
P. Schuyler Miller 8
Arthur Leo Zagat 8
Garrett P. Serviss 7
Nelson S. Bond 7
Fritz Leiber 7
J. R. R. Tolkien 7
Philip K. Dick 7
Clifford D. Simak 7