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Default Morphy, I am not

This drives me mad!!! I get a game against a patzer and I blunder it
away. Yes, the clock was tight, but still...

Any advice on how to work on this?

1.e4 e5 2.Qh5 Nf6 3.Qxe5+ Qe7
( 3...Be7 4.Nc3 Nc6 5.Qf4 O-O 6.e5 Nh5 7.Qe4 Re8 8.Nf3 Nf6 9.Qa4
10.Be2 Bxc3 11.dxc3 Nxe5 12.O-O d5 13.Nxe5 Rxe5 )
4.Qxc7 Nc6
( 4...Qxe4+ 5.Kd1 Nc6 6.Nc3 Qf5 7.Qg3 Bc5 8.Nf3 Nb4 9.d3 O-O 10.a3
11.Be3 Bxe3 12.fxe3 )
5.Qf4 d5 6.d4 Nxe4
( 6...Nxd4 7.Na3 Nxe4 8.Ne2 g5 9.Qe3 Nf5 10.Qd3 Qc5 11.Qb5+ Bd7
Qxc5 Bxc5 )
7.Nc3 $2 Nxc3+
{one correct move!}
8.Be3 $2 Ne4
{misses the great opportunity of}
( 8...Qb4 9.Bc1 Nxa2+ 10.Qd2 Nxc1 11.Rxc1 Qxb2 12.c3 Qxd2+
13.Kxd2 )
9.O-O-O g6 10.c4 Qe5 $4
{As usual in time trouble, I blunder away. Much better is}
( 10...h5 11.Nf3 Bh6 12.Qh4 Nxf2 13.Bxh6 Qxh4 14.Nxh4 )
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