I liked this one, too! Cute theme and several misdirections that caught me. I finished with no problem but that middle section slowed me down (Saran before STOLE, could not think of TBONE, etc.).
That clue for 68 Across (TITLE) didn't seem off to me. There are lots of competitions that do award a TITLE even if all of them don't.
Although it might have been cute to use the word boxer again. 29 Down (VET) was "Boxer's attendant." I was definitely thinking of a person, not a dog, even though I think I've seen that clue before (at least that type of clue, using boxer as a dog, maybe not that specific clue). So the clue for TITLE could be "Boxer's dream."