In addition, hi to Jazzy, Emrach, Rossim, RE (get welll soon), Ari, Tont (all correct with explanstions), Rambler and Andyc.
Good solving for many this week. I'll include my working (not really necessary). I've already pasted it in and am writing on top, so I'll leave it there.
Thanks again for taking part. There'd be no 5@5 without you excellent solvers. Bless. John
1. (crypt) BIGWIG
2. it’s for lounging on = sofa; a dewy (version of) = day we; yielding:- day(sofa)we = DAYS OF AWE = High Holidays (Chambers)
3. (crypt) MAN JACK. (e.g., every man jack/every single individual). The cryptic bit is “a man jack could lift up men (fellows)”
4. (charade) obtains = gets; order = OM; first expand = e; individual numbers = ones; attack vigorously = go at; yielding:- GETS SOMEONE’S GOAT = bugs one
5. pop = hock; a type of P(ublic) S(ervice) V(ehicle) = cab; bolt = lock; yielding:- c(hock)ab lock = CHOCK-A-BLOCK = packed