(re-entered at 1:39 pm ET on 12.23.05)
Meaning: the whole package. Multiple clichés for a similar idea.
Rewrite 1: the doughnut and the doughnut hole (also donut)
Rewrite 2: bed, box spring, and mattress
Rewrite 3: the whole car, from the tires to the rag top*
Rewrite 4: the whole car, from headlight to taillight
*Scroll down to rag-top; also applies to American and Canadian English.
Comment: I had to replace my original here because, without intending to, I had repeated a cliché. My apologies to my readers. (I discovered the repeat when I tried to organize the list of clichés alphabetically.)
More reading about clichés
What I found when I googled “clichés”:
• Clichés and journalism: “Quickchés: New source of tired writing.”