Expert crossword puzzle creator David J. Kahn will talk strategy and reasoning at the 92Y, 1395 Lexington Ave., on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Kahn — whose puzzles appear in publications across the country, including the New York Times — will teach you to "think like a cruciverbalist" while working through a puzzle "custom-written for 92Y," the center promises.

Tickets for the $29 program can be purchased online at