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Bart tips off; "Small roles" (3,5)

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'small roles' is the definition.
'bit parts' can be an answer for 'roles' (bit part is a kind of role). I am not sure about the 'small' bit.

'bart tips off' is the wordplay.
'off' is an anagram indicator.
'bart'+'tips'='barttips'
'barttips' is an anagram of 'BIT PARTS'.

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(Other definitions for bit parts that I've seen before include "Small roles for actors", "Small roles in plays or films".)

I've seen this clue in Sydney Morning Herald.