Source: In Hell's Bright Shadow, pg(s). 69
The Newt is the organiser of Kintargo's Newt Market. Filling a variety of roles, he collects fees from the other merchants, assists in obtaining rare goods, and provides protection for the market using a combination of bribery and threats. The Newt is both a name and a title, and the current Newt is the longest holder of the title.