GOOD ONES!"Pull off the ultimate diamond theft?"
TEES [letter t in tight
]"Slice of Americana?"
The best clue was theme related --- "Histopric birth announcement"
for THEDECLARATION OFINDEPENDENCE. And just for good measure, the grid contains PATRIOTIC and FIREWORKS.
Kids I've known said "ouchy" for a hurt. OWIE sounds like a Limey's reference to TV star Mandel.